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What is your favorite cookie?

I went to a wedding recently and the family tradition was that everyone brought a tray of cookies, then all were able to box a variety of homemade cookies to take home.  It got me thinking - what is my favorite, such a hard choice but it has to have some chocolate to be a top contender.  What's your favorite cookies?

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"How do cookies relate to "healthy living"?"

 

They soothe the soul. 'specially me dear ol' mum's molasses cookies. That's healthy enough for me.

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Most every cookie has too much sugar.

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peanutbutter cookies
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@g28834s - That's "old think" in my book, that people need sugar/food to sooth their souls .. I'd rather do something fun & healthy.


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Here's how we have our health and cookies too: train like senior athletes. We ride over 350 miles per month on our recumbent trikes and walk 4.8 miles 3-4 times a week, and get in 45 minutes on the mini-trampoline (rebounder) 2-3 times a week and lift weights 2-3 times a week.

 

We don't eat cookies often (perhaps every six months), but when we do they are usually Fig Newtons or Gingersnaps. Once in a great while we'll buy a package of Milanos or Pirouettes.

 

The key is moderation and balance. 

 

If good health is important to you, giggle at Cookie Monster, but don't follow his example, OK? 🙂

 

 

 

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You're doing amazingly well......you don't have time to have a cookie which is a plus!
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How do cookies relate to "healthy living"?


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Pleasurable!!!
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While they may not be much more ‘healthy’ as regular cookies, we like most vegan cookies, choc. chip, the best!

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Has anyone ever tried Ohmigod cookies? They are fantastic.  

 

 

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Never heard of them. What’s in it??
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What are they?  I’ve never heard of them.  They sound amazing.

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What a great tradition, and even coming from an American-Italian family, haven't heard of taking a box of cookies home (although that always happened at christenings, weddings, wakes).

 

Not a cookie person, I have to say recently found Oreo brownies @ 99 cent stores and they, while not technically "cookie", are pretty awesome!

 

Great topic; thanks for posting!

 


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Raisin squares

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"Old fashioned" oatmeal with raisins.  I'm not big on chocolate anything.


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Chocolate Chip
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My favorite cookie is chocolate chip. 

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Homemade oatmeal cookies, with 50/50 white and whole wheat flour, softened raisins, toasted pecans or walnuts, brown sugar.  They used to be a remedy for a no-breakfast morning when the kids would miss the bus if they didn't hurry.  

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