So what happens when you reveal to your co-workers that you baked something amazing the night prior, and yet arrived to work with nothing to share? You get “the look” and lots of “whys?”
You see after tasting a slice of Martha Stewart’s Cookie of the Day, the Skillet-Baked Chocolate-Chip Cookie, Greg asked that I not take any to work. And I had to agree…this was too good to share. Particularly when it was still a little warm from the oven. I cursed the fact we had no vanilla ice cream to top it off. While the recipe calls for a cup and a half of chocolate morsels, I swapped out a half cup of them for caramel bits that I found at the store the other week. They added a lovely additional flavor and texture to the giant cookie. I was also a little scared of over baking the cookie. Once the top looked cooked and golden, about 40 minutes, I took it out of the oven to cool. That left us with a slightly under baked interior that we enjoyed quite a bit. As it cooled it became quite chewy and wonderful.
Maybe next time co-workers….maybe next time.