Being that it’s not too far past Valentine’s Day means that, yes, I have taken advantage of the post-V-day candy sales. I ended up with a bag of m&ms without any real plan of what to do with them so I decided to browse Pinterest for ideas and landed on these cookies. The recipe calls for browned butter, which is something I’ve never done before, but I had the time so why not try it?
I carefully heated my butter, stirring constantly, and it’s a good thing to keep a watchful eye because it started browning very quickly! I removed the pan from heat and the butter continued to brown, so I quickly tossed in the rest of the cold butter to slow the process. My kitchen now smelled incredible – it’s like the smell of fresh, homemade caramel minus the sugar.
Mixing the ingredients to make the cookie...Read More