Oreo Cake Batter Ice Cream

The BF and I were having one of those late night I-can’t-sleep-so-I’m-going-to-bother-you discussions this week wherein he was complaining about how he feels he’s gotten so out of shape because of his job. If you can audibly roll your eyes, I did. He’s a man. If someone says the word “gym” within a 20 mile radius of him he’ll lose 5 pounds; 10 if he thinks of the gym. It’s a blessing. I, on the other hand, think of the word “cookie” and suddenly my ass doesn’t fit in my jeans any more. I’m pretty sure that’s not a blessing.

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Roll Out Sugar Cookies

I have been on a quest for the perfect rolled sugar cookies for I don’t know how long. I mean literally years I have been looking for the recipe. I only just realized a few months ago that I was actually on a quest for several varieties of sugar cookies. There’s the perfect roll out and cut sugar cookies that you decorate for Christmas and all those other holidays. There’s the slice and bake sugar cookies for when you’re lazy and need a quick fix, and then there are those ultra soft, slightly pillowy sugar cookies that have the deep, smooth frosting with sprinkles. Can you tell I have spent many hours deep in thought over a cookie? One that we all seem to know from childhood and remember so well. And yet, every time I tried to re-create it, I failed. Well I have finally covered at least one of those recipes.

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