Saturday, December 24, 2011

#Occupy Cookie Baking Day

This message was received from anonymous sender(s):

To all the world.

We demand:
- move Cookie Baking Day to the Sunday before Christmas
- a 15-minute break for all cookie bakers every hour
- a 5-minute break for all ovens every 90 minutes
- some new Christmas music CDs
- all cookies are created equal
- no cookies for corporations: corporations don't eat cookies, people eat cookies
- new cookie sheets and a new mixer
- count ALL the cookies (you know what we mean!)
- Chocolate Chip Cookies with Nuts, and just enough batter to hold the chocolate chips and nuts together
- your blogger is awesome and he deserves huge rewards

Cookies matter!!!

These demands are not all-inclusive. Demand more below by posting a comment!

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Cookie Baking Day 2011 recap

Final cookie count: 1,931 - a new record for a single location (the old record was 1,913 in 2007)
Ovens off: 7:07 pm

The last tray of cookies - out of the oven and to the cooling table

The last tray of cookies ready for the oven

Yet even more cookies!!!

Piles and piles of cookies

Frosting free-for-all

Happy cookie makers

Cookie count as of 6:18 pm


Even more cookies!!

 Peanut Butter Blossoms

Cream Wafers

Candid action and TableCam

The Cookie Boss cracks the whip

More cookies!

Mint Chocolate Krinkles

Oatmeal White Chocolate Chips


Chocolate Truffle Cookies

A historical moment: Timmy makes his first cookie

Go Preds!

The blogger and his pals hard at work

Cookie count as of 4:26 pm


Slackers get no cookies

Those persons who leave the house and go to the park while everyone else slaves away in the kitchen,



Cookie count as of 3:14 pm


Thumbprints in the makin'




 Raspberry Somethings

 Chocolate Gingies

Sugar Cookies

Cookie count as of 1:02 pm


Taking a well-deserved short break

Ebony and ivory living in perfect harmony

(Chocolate gingies and macaroons)

Chapeau fashion on Cookie Baking Day

Everyone does their part on Cookie Baking Day

Raspberry Somethings in progress


Chocolate Gingies queuing up for some oven lovin'

(caption and photo courtesy of The Cookie Counter)

First batch out of the oven, and second batch in the oven

First batch in the oven


Ovens On!

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Vote in the 2011 Cookie Baking Day poll

This year we have three questions in our Cookie Baking Day poll. The questions are on the right side of this page. Voting closes at 11:59 a.m. on Cookie Baking Day, which is Sunday, December 18.

Please vote, and please spread the word about our poll.

Thanks, and have a great Cookie Baking Day!