Growing up one of my favorite food traditions was that my mom always made cookies for the first day of school. It’s something we would look forward to every year whether she was making a new recipe or one of our family classics. She even sent them to me in college! I think late August sounds like a perfect time for cookie baking and eating. It’s like a precursor to all of the upcoming holidays where cookies get all sorts of attention. For some reason I’ve been in a chocolate chip cookie state of mind recently. I’ve been eating plenty of them on my daily walks to the hospital saving half for my walk back to the subway. I think they make me feel better. This recipe is my favorite for its slight crispiness on the outside and softness on the inside.
We are getting so close to finally walking out of the hospital with our sweet baby boy in our arms. Someone told us in the beginning that the end would be the hardest part, and we are quickly realizing that it is. It’s brutal, but we’re learning all sorts of patience. Hurry home Ollie boy! Your mom will even have chocolate chip cookies (and milk) waiting for you!
How about you and your back to school traditions? Any I’m missing out on?