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Pity Party Cookie Dough

Technically, this is not cookie dough because, since there are no eggs, it won't bake worth a darn. This recipe is for everyone of us who makes chocolate chip cookies strictly to eat the raw dough. Now, there's no guilt/fear of eating raw eggs at the same time.

So, go ahead, indulge. Make a batch for yourself or double it and share with a friend who's willing to let you cry on her shoulder. OK, make it once in a while for your kids too, just don't expect them to leave anything in the bowl for you.

Party for One

1/4 C. + 2 tsp. flour
1 tbsp. packed brown sugar
1 tbsp. sugar
Pinch of salt
2 tbsp. butter, softened
1 tbsp. cream cheese
1/4 tsp. vanilla
1 tbsp. milk
1/3 C. milk chocolate chips
2 tbsp. chopped walnuts (optional)

Party for Two

1/2 C. + 1 tbsp. flour
2 tbsp. packed brown sugar
2 tbsp. sugar
1/8 tsp. salt
1/4 C. butter, softened
2 tbsp. cream cheese
1/2 tsp. vanilla
2 tbsp. milk
2/3 C. milk chocolate chips
1/4 C. chopped walnuts (optional)

Put flour, sugars, and salt in a mixing bowl. Cut butter and cream cheese into the dry ingredients using a pastry blender or two table knives in a scissors motion (great for relieving stress).

When the mixture is cut into fine crumbs, add the milk. Stir thoroughly for one to two minutes until the dough is soft and no dry crumbs remain in the bowl. (Resist the urge to add more milk because this will thin the dough too much.)

Add chocolate chips and walnuts. Stir until the chocolate chips are thoroughly incorporated.

Serve out of the mixing bowl, preferably with a big glass of milk or mug of hot tea. Best when eaten in front of the TV while watching an old movie.

If, for some reason, you have leftovers, refrigerate them after the movie.