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

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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

1831

Even more cookies!!

 Peanut Butter Blossoms

Cream Wafers

Candid action and TableCam

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The Cookie Boss cracks the whip

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More cookies!

Mint Chocolate Krinkles

Oatmeal White Chocolate Chips

Thumbprints

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

1241

Slackers get no cookies

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

 GET NO COOKIES!!!

-Santa

Cookie count as of 3:14 pm

895

Thumbprints in the makin'


Cookies!

 Macaroons

 Crescents

 Raspberry Somethings

 Chocolate Gingies

Sugar Cookies

Cookie count as of 1:02 pm

413

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

Parts



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

Macaroons!

Ovens On!

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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!