August 23, 2010

FUDGY S'MORE CRINKLE COOKIE RECIPE ~ Thank you for being a friend...Golden Girls & Golden Grahams


My real-life friend and blogging confidante, Holly, recently commented to me about the undiminishing power of anything remoteley s'more-related captivating her attention.


fudgysmorecrinkles048-1.jpg picture by sarahjmorriss


This past weekend, we left behind our foggy, sleepy little home town for the vibrant, sky-scraper stacked, (yet still fog blanketed) City by the Bay ~ San Francisco ~ to attend a blog conference organized by the sisterhood of bloggers to which we belong ~ SITS.  It was fun getting to meet so many diverse, talented, and intelligent women, and I'm looking forward to implementing all the tips, tricks, and techniques that I picked up.  


photo compliments of SITS Bloggy Boot Camp


Most of all, it was nice just having a weekend away with a good friend.  This is the part where the "Golden Girls" theme song should start to play...





Thank you for being a friend,
(Really, it means the world to me)

Traveled down the road and back again.
(Alameda Point Antiques Fair, The Slow Food "Eat-In", Bloggy Boot Camp...even a few memorable trips to the local Dump!)

Your heart is true, you're a pal and a confidant.
(Who else "gets" my snark, and gets as excited as I do about a 3 page magazine feature about craft glues?)

And if you threw a party-,
(And yes, you've thrown quite a few...you keep saying that if you drink enough you'll end up dancing on a table, but that's yet to be seen)

Invited everyone you knew-,
(But, if it's on a Friday night, chances are it'll just be you, me, a few cocktails, a little bit of crafting, and an appearance by your mother-in-law)

You would see the biggest gift would be from me
(Emphasis on "Biggest", not "Most Expensive")

And the card attached would say, "Thank you for being a friend"
(And for putting up with my shenanigans...like when I hijacked your wi-fi)



So, Holly, this recipe (a collaborative creation from Mr. Rook and his assistant, Chef Chyler, during their weekend free from my warlording) is dedicated to you:


14 comments:

  1. Oh my...if I would have known, I would have gotten all gussied up to comment on this post. I love Bea Arthur and used to watch Maude religiously.

    This was so clever - you are too funny and too sweet. I had a blast.

    I will attempt to tweet this (HA!)

    And you know you will be tickled pink!

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  2. You guys are too cute.
    Three things:
    1) Um, yum!
    2) How are you old enough to remember Maude? I loved that show when I was little!
    3) It was so great to meet you both!

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  3. Those cookies are right up my alley! So glad I'm following you on Twitter now. Here's an easy peasy recipe I have made a bunch of times for smore's cookie bars. I heart graham cracker, marshmallow, and chocolate....
    http://crepesofwrath.net/2008/08/21/smore-cookie-bars/

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  4. I'm looking forward to next years conference, I just joined SITS and was not prepared to go. I'm glad you were able to make and meet such a good friend. Not everyone makes you want to be a Golden Girl. The recipe is awesome, it is inching me closer to the kitchen!

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  5. wow those look fabulous, and your cakes... in my wildest dreams I could not do that. Where were you when I ended up with a neon beach scene for my twins birthday? You are amazing! So glad I found you for inspiration.

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  6. Oh my! These cookies look crazy good :) Thanks for posting!!!

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  7. OMG, I'll have to thank Holly for inspiring these because they look amazing!

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  8. I am definitely making these. Miss Holly inspired a S'more pie at my place last week too!

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  9. yum
    yum
    yum

    now i need the cookie fairy to come to my house and make me a big batch!!!!

    love your playlist!!

    xo
    k

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  10. Those look really yummy! But your post made me sigh -- only one Golden Girl is left now, right? *sob*

    I'm so in the mood to make these cookies and start a Golden Girl Marathon! ;)

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  11. yuuum. this looks so good.great blog, im new to it, but i look forward to coming back soon!

    themodernvv.com

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  12. You have to love the Golden Girls. I have 2 friends that we say when we are old and outlive our husbands, we are going to live together like them. This recipe sounds so good! I can't wait to try it.

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  13. Aww, I love the "Golden Girls" theme song, haha. <3 Those s'more things looked delicious. Very nice blog, by the way. *follows happily* :)

    -Lola (blogfrog [SITS] member)

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  14. wow this looks amazing! I just made a s'more cookie bar for my blog myself...cant go wrong with s'mores! :)
    http://damegoodeats.blogspot.com/2010/10/smore-cookie-bars.html

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