I showed my mother the recipe and begged her to make it. It had 5 simple ingredients, required no baking and no cooking.
"Please, mom....can I make this? Please..." She reluctantly agreed.
One time making it was all it took. I was hooked on this rich, buttery, chocolatey, chewy cookie. So fast and so easy to make...
Fast forward to my college years.
Once I introduced this recipe to my roommates, there was no turning back. We made sure we stocked all the ingredients and made this on a regular basis. We couldn't figure out how to pronounce "Suklaa-Polloja," and one of the roommates nick-named these cookies "Ski Poles." The name stuck.
Fast forward to my early married years.
Any time my new hubby and I had a disagreement, we would patch things up by making "Ski Poles." We haven't made these for awhile....maybe that's a good thing!
Fast forward to last month.
Through the amazing technologies of the Internet and Face Book, I have been reconnected with these wonderful roommates. While catching up and reminiscing, one gal wrote, "Do you remember Ski Poles?
That was all I needed. Ski Poles....