Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Bean and his cookie discovery.

While I was searching through photos yesterday, I also came across these from last December when Bean & Button brought their parents to our house. Of course we had the requisite cookie-baking marathon, which included rugelach, these little Jewish pastry things filled with crushed walnuts that are so good we only make them once a year lest we all wind up the size of a Mac truck. We made tray after tray after tray of them.

Look at that flaky, powdered-sugar-crusted goodness all wrapped around the warm, oozing walnut-and-honey-and-cinnamon filling. Mmmmmmmm . . .

Sorry. Where was I? Oh yes, at the time of these pictures, Bean had never had a cookie. Yes, you read that right.

But now we're at Grammy's house, and special things happen there. Mama lets us have cookies!

 And you know what happens when Mama gives us a bite of warm-out-of-the-oven rugelach? That's right . . . we want more.

Oh, the pleading. The begging. The puppy-dog eyes.

It's a good thing Grammy's not in charge here. He would have gotten the whole tray.

Be thankful ~

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