I promise, I have a valid excuse for my blog tardiness. Better than a doctor’s note. The most ridiculous, delicious, “holy crap, I can’t read this in public” book I’ve read in ages. Or maybe ever. Fifty Shades of Grey, by E.L. James. Now, my grandmother reads this, so I can’t go into details, but if you’re a legal adult and not (at all) squeamish, this is the smut for you. If you’re looking for a romantic, sigh-inducing romantic epic of the ages, this is not it; if you read this book for the love story, you may need to seriously reevaluate what you call a healthy relationship. But if you’re looking for the book version of devil’s food cake (with all the dirty pleasure, and just a little bit of guilt), this is it.
With that, I give you today’s recipe, Oreo Cheesecake Cookies. I made these for one of my sisters during her finals week, although she and her boyfriend devoured them the night I made them. They had a unique texture, half-way between cheesecake and half-baked cookies, with a deliciously rich flavor. They were also super quick to whip up and looked lovely — perfect if you’ve forgotten you promised to bring dessert. Continue reading