This past weekend, I celebrated a good friend’s 25th Birthday. Now that we have graduated and passed the Bar, I don’t see my law school friends nearly enough and I know it will only get worse once we all finally find jobs and begin our careers. I knew that I wanted to bake something for Susan and that I didn’t want to make a cake because I learned that it can be a tad difficult to serve up over beers at a bar.
When I turned 25, I remember thinking that I really should now think of myself as an “adult” and I desperately wanted to hang onto my youth. Since Susan was also approaching this quarter-century milestone, I wanted to bake her something youthful and a little bit whimsical. And then I remembered just the cookies: peanut butter and jelly thumbprints invented by my good friend Andrea at Bella Eats. Continue reading