The Thrill of Victory
Peanut Butter Cups (Nigella Lawson)
Oatmeal Coconut Cookies (Epicurious)
Roll Cookies (Joy of Cooking)
Chocolate Graham Crackers (King Arthur Flour)
The Agony of Defeat
Why are they spreading? They shouldn't be spreading. I've done everything right. Haven't I?
THEY'RE NOT GOING TO FIT IN THE BOX!
I've got to do something. I can't make another batch. I won't make another batch.
I pulled the smallest round cookie cutter from the drawer.
I wonder if this will work.
I put down a single layer of paper towel. I centered the cookie cutter over the cookie. I forced the cutter through the cookie.
It was now or never. I lifted my hand slowly.
Perfectly round cookies.
I think this will work.
They fit in the box.