Never, ever, ever, let me buy my trick-or-treating candy ahead of time again. Because it’s half-way gone. And it’s only been three days. I can see the way the scales are turning this week. So, I’ve surrendered to the inevitable. It’s better just to finish the bag off quickly, right? The faster you eat, the fewer the calories?
Well, as long as we’re stuck inside waiting for this big storm to come and go, I thought I’d get rid of some of the candy by baking and sharing these monster cookies. They are really just a fabulously rich and chewy recipe for brown butter chocolate chip cookies, one of my new favorites! (Brown butter should be added to the ranks of chocolate and bacon, it can make almost anything better.) So, throw in some Kraft caramels and some orange m&ms and you’ve got a real, bona fide Halloween treat! (more…)