I had some big plans for this vacation, which is all but gone now (just a few HOURS left). I managed to get some things done, but I didn't get to things I wanted to do.
I wanted to send D2 on her trip with a gigantic bag of cookies. That never happened. I wanted to clean my bedroom. That didn't happen. I was hoping to complete my pacing guides for next year. That didn't happen (my efforts fell far short). I wanted to buy a new car. That didn't happen either.
Enough about what didn't happen. Here's what DID happen (which I can smile about):
- I survived the senior prom. Mother Nature blessed us with safe driving conditions. I could hear thunder while the prom was going on, but by the time we hit the road for home, the rain let up.
- D2 did not appear malnourished from her trip. And the iPhone 5C is practically bulletproof.
- I discovered a super ono sushi lunch place in Hilo.
- My cousins treated me to a Hilo Hawaiian buffet dinner on crab night.
These are the cookies I wish I made for D2.
She'll hafta eat the pics.
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1 c butter
1 c sugar
1 c brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 c flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
2 c rolled oats (old fashioned oatmeal)
2 c Rice Krispies cereal
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease cookie sheets or line with parchment. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a small bowl. Set aside. Cream butter and sugars until fluffy. Add in eggs and vanilla. Stir in dry ingredient mixture. Fold in oats and Rice Krispies. Drop by tablespoonfuls (#50 disher) onto prepared cookies sheets. Moisten fingers and press gently to flatten slightly (top should be flat, not domed). Bake 15 minutes. Remove to a wire rack and cool completely. Makes about 5 dozen cookies.