How many of you have ever burned cookies? Ok, how many of you burn cookies more than you’d like to admit (I do, I do!)!!! In light of my batch of burned chocolate chip cookies, I thought it would be funny to write about 10 reasons we burn cookies!
1 – You forget to turn the timer on. Oh crap!
2 – You get sucked into Facebook and forget about the cookies.
3 – You start browsing all the pictures on Instagram and forget about the cookies.
4 – You have the tv or music on too loud and don’t hear the timer go off, thus forgetting about the cookies.
5 – The kids are fighting and you leave the kitchen where the timer is set and you don’t hear it go off = burned cookies.
6 – You’re doing laundry in the other room and don’t hear the timer go off.
7 – You put the cookies in the dryer instead of the oven.
8 – You hear the timer go off, turn it off and then decide to leave them in the oven for a few more minutes, but forget you put them back in.
9 – What timer???
10 – Admit it – you just suck at baking cookies! 🙂
While we will probably burn some cookies this holiday season, I hope everyone has fun making their cookies and have some cookies that survive the baking process!
Why do you burn cookies?
Shannon Gurnee is the author of Redhead Mom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.
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LOL, I normally have the timer on, but when I go to have a look at them, they don’t look done. so then I think a few more minutes, and that’s when I forget about them, and then they are burnt.
Oh, yeah. I get on the internet and totally forget about everything else going on in the house, even the things I have on the stove 🙂