There are Oreos, but then there are these.
Chocolate covered pretzels replacing the cookie? That’s a big fat YES in my mind. Not only are there chocolate covered pretzels involved, but if you wish, there can also be chocolate chip cookies.
It is all about the options….and your personal preference.
Really though, I just could not decide which version I liked best, so I am giving you both. Options are better than no options in my opinion.
Plus, these are two very good options. You really can not go wrong with either one. If I were you, I would just do a little of both. Variety is the spice of life, right?
Or is it chocolate?
Since it is Friday and since these cookies make me a happy inside, I have to tell you a little thing that happened to me the other day that turned my white snowy day right around. I got the nicest, most genuine phone call. The thing is, this person could have just emailed, but he actually called. Really it was something that he SO did not need to call about, but he did… and it totally made my day.
This person is just someone I work with and he was calling about this thing that is going on right now (<–check it out if you can!). He was so genuinely excited and so thoughtful that it was insane. He only had the nicest things to say. Not even my grandma called to congratulate me, but he did.
Actually, this is probably the nicest phone call, or really conversation, I have ever had. I am not even sure if that is just sad that in twenty years of being on this Earth this is my fist experience like this, or just plain awesome that it happened. I am going to go with awesome because I am trying this new thing out.
This new thing is called being positive as much as humanly possible. Easier said than done, at least for me.
My point is that this phone call made me realize that kindness is the key to life, and that making someone else feel amazing, will in return make you feel just as good. Sometimes phone calls are a million times better than any text or email.
I mean, I cannot even the remember the last time I picked up the phone to actually call someone. Well, I can but it was a business call and really that is the only time I make phone calls. Personal conversations are done mostly through text, sometimes email. My generation is all about the texting and emails, and I am mostly all for that, but sometimes a phone call is really awesome… and needed. Even if you don’t know it is needed at the time.
Alrighty, moving right along. I am hoping these cookies will put a big smile on your face, and they should, because they can be made in no time. Especially if you choose to skip the chocolate chip cookies.
Here is the thing. The chocolate chip cookie version is decadent, very decadent… but also very delicious. The just pretzels version is more of an everyday treat (while at least everyday around here), possibly even a snack. Not too sweet, but just sweet enough. So very good. Both versions are super quick and easy. Making them kind of perfect for a Friday.
Oh, oh, oh, and you could make them while this is baking in the oven. Yes, eat a cheesy, pasta dinner and then go to town on some chocolate.
Sounds like a pretty good Friday night to me.
Pasta and Chocolate? Yup, that’s a dang good Friday! Oh, and you’ll probably want a glass of wine or a beer, so add that in there too. Fridays… gotta love em!
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