This is why I should not be allowed in the kitchen.
For some reason I think I am one step away from discovering the next "Nestle Toll House" cookie recipe and I refuse to accept that I should just stick to following the instructions on the bag.
I get these crazy ideas that I can just combine two products together and it will work out fine.
About two years ago I was sitting on the couch thinking about how much I loved Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins and how much I like Chocolate Chip Cookies and how amazing it would be if I could make a Banana Chocolate Chip Cookie.
So that became my mission. My first attempt used the Nestle Toll House recipe with a fresh banana mixed in. That didn't work out because the banana made the batter too moist and the cookies just spread out like a pancake. But I was not going to throw them out. I ate every horrible bite of those cookies.
My next attempt at Banana Chocolate Chip cookies I decided to again base it off the Nestle Toll House Recipe. This time however I threw in a package of banana pudding mix! This batch wasn't so bad. It was a little salty because there was salt in the pudding mix so I probably should not have added the salt that the Toll House Recipe called for.
My mom even got in on the act when she found Banana Extract at the store and bought it for me. (I have yet to try the recipe with the Banana Extract.)
All this leads to today when I started thinking about how great Cold Stone Cake Batter Ice Cream is. Wouldn't it be great to have a Cake Batter flavored cookie?
So that is when the hot mess of a cookie/cupcake/disaster shown above came to be.
I took Golden Yellow Cake mix and used parts of the Nestle Toll House Recipe again. But I couldn't just do that, no I felt these cookies needed a little extra umph. So I threw in Rice Krispies and Chocolate Chips.
I shoved those bad boys into the oven and proceeded to watch the cookie spread out like water across the cookie sheet.
I pulled the cookie sheet out of the oven and quickly tried to scoop up the batter and put it into cupcake foils.
Let's just say I am not even sure if these are edible.
The Song Of The Day - Martika's Kitchen by Martika