You know how sometimes you haven’t seen close friends in months, but when you see them again, it’s like no time at all has passed? This year is emphatically not one of those times. I’ve been absent from this blog for too many months, and in the meantime, the entire world has gone bananas.
2020 is not the best year I’ve had. How about you?
I’m laughing now – it’s the only way to unpack this degree of crazy. I already feel better being back with you, here.
In this bewilderingly punishing year, these classic cookies are a guaranteed win – mindlessly easy, foolproof, and more delectable than their seven simple ingredients would seem to warrant. The recipe doesn’t require flour, or yeast, or any of this pandemic’s mysteriously scarce baking ingredients. You don’t need a mixing bowl, or more than 10 minutes. Just spread ingredients in a baking dish and slide it in the oven. The hardest part about the process is waiting for the pan to cool. The bars are tidier if you cool completely before slicing, but chances are you’ll dig out a gooey piece while it’s warm. …