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Cooky Recipe Number 11: Teen-Time Chocolate Nut Bars

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Pretty tasty and very cakey...just the way they like cookies in the early 60's I guess.

I've been busy at work but still getting my workouts in. My sister was up in the area (Santa Cruz) with her youngest to secure housing for the fall when he starts college. They were flying out of San Jose airport which is just a few miles away from my house so I took a few hours off work and had lunch with them. It was very nice. They hadn't seen our not-so-new house.
I've got my first 10K race tomorrow so I'll be heading over to pick up my packet this afternoon. My husband is running with me and my brother is doing the 2 mile walk. The packet pick up is at Road Runner Sports so we might do a little shopping and then have lunch.
Happy Saturday!
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    The cookies look so good! The perfect PMS food! Hope you had fun with your sis!
    2136 days ago
    Hope you enjoyed your lunch with your sister and nephew. YUMMMYY those cookies look oh so good!
    2137 days ago
    how nice that you got to spend time with your sister. there is never enough sister time, that is for sure! the cookies look great. as usual! now i want some.
    2138 days ago
    good luck emoticon
    2140 days ago
  • DEEO12
    You first 10k WTG! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2140 days ago
    Road Runner Sports....oh my! I'd be in big trouble. emoticon

    Brownies look good, but yes, cakey as we've discussed. My husband would hate these. His brownies have to be super gooey to be "good."

    Good luck tomorrow. I'll be anxious to read and see pictures. Don't forget to knock all the others dead. lol
    2140 days ago
    Those looks yummy yummy for my tummy!

    Good luck with the race tomorrow. I'm cheering you on Nat!
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    2140 days ago
  • JLITT62
    Looks tasty! Good luck tomorrow - what'd you get at the store?
    2140 days ago
    Have a fun race tomorrow.
    2140 days ago
    Good luck tomorrow, can't wait to hear all about it! Cookies look yummy. I baked last night, caramel s'more cookies. Very tasty, I think I may have eaten to many, ha ha.
    I've never been to a Road Runner Sports, hope you find something fun to buy.

    2140 days ago
    How nice you got to see your sister!
    Good luck with the 10K tomorrow. Can't wait to hear all about it :)
    2140 days ago
    Now that you mention it, I think I've known teens who love cakey cookies. They look great.
    Fun! Yay for getting to see your sister and niece. Yay for shopping and lunch!
    Knock em dead at the race. I bet you'll do very well. I hope it's a lot of fun for you.
    Thanks for the sympathy. We're having dinner with Mrs. Criticism tonight. I'm making my sister take me to a street fair in West Seattle beforehand to look at pretty things.
    Have a grat race!
    2140 days ago
    Those look yummy. I can't wait to hear how the 10k went! emoticon
    2140 days ago
    What first got you into cookie baking?

    Back in the late 80's, I had a work assignment with programmers in Mountain View. I flew into San Jose a lot. Back then, it was a tiny airport. You had to actually go outside onto the tarmac to get into the plane -- going up outside steps just like the old timey pictures. In the course of my travels over the next couple of years, they started expanding and modernizing it (because of Silicon Valley, I assume.) I few Air West (out of business now) because they went through Phoenix. Since Arizona doesn't switch to Daylight Savings time, in the summer, they were on the same time as Central time (i.e. Texas) and that allowed you to actually make connections for a one day turn around. I actually did that a few times -- flew in the morning for a meeting in Mountain View and made it back home to Texas that evening. I was much much younger then.
    2140 days ago

    Comment edited on: 7/14/2012 11:46:14 AM
    Yummy...they look like fluffy brownies. Have fun and good luck with your race!!
    2140 days ago
    Good luck with your 10K! the cookies look so delish!
    2140 days ago
  • LAURIE5658
    Natalie, best wishes with your 10k!!!

    I am so jealous that you live near a Road RUnner Sports. I LOVE LOVE their website and it gets me into trouble all the time LOL LOL.

    Happy Running girlfriend!!
    2140 days ago
    Yum, yum, yum!
    Have a great race!
    2140 days ago
  • NANAW12001
    Good luck on your run.
    2140 days ago
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