Sunday, December 3, 2023

Christmas Cookie Rules

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  1. If you eat a Christmas cookie fresh out of the oven, it has no calories because everyone knows that the first cookie is the test cookie and thus calorie free.
  2. If you drink a diet soda after eating your second cookie, it also has no calories because the diet soda cancels out the cookie calories.
  3. If a friend comes over while you're making your Christmas cookies and needs to sample, you must sample with your friend. Because your friend's first cookie is calorie free, (rule #1) yours is also. It would be rude to let your friend sample alone and, being the friend that you are, that makes your cookie calorie free also.
  4. Any cookie calories consumed while walking around will fall to your feet and eventually fall off as you move. This is due to gravity and the density of the caloric mass.
  5. Any calories consumed during the frosting of the Christmas cookies will be used up because it takes many calories to lick excess frosting from a knife without cutting your tongue.
  6. Cookies colored red or green have very few calories. Red ones have three and green ones have five - one calorie for each letter. Make more red ones!
  7. Cookies eaten while watching "Miracle on 34th Street" have no calories because they are part of the entertainment package.
  8. As always, cookie pieces contain no calories because the process of breaking causes calorie leakage.
  9. Any cookies consumed from someone else's plate have no calories since the calories rightfully belong to the other person and will cling to their plate. We all know how calories like to CLING.
  10. Any cookies consumed while feeling stressed have no calories because cookies used for medicinal purposes NEVER have calories. It is a rule!

~~Author unknown~~

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  1. I know these are all true because I just read them on the internet.

  2. Fun! -Christine

  3. How I wish!! Do these rules work on Chex Mix??? Nibbles while one stirs the mix in the oven??

  4. Maybe when you eat them they transform into internet cookies which have virtual calories.

  5. Wouldn't that be wonderful if we could indulge in cookies with no calories! We can only wish!!

  6. This post has made me smile. That's human nature to you - to make believe.
    It doesn't apply only to cookies and calories. For example, when I forget a name of person/place/item, I'll not link it to possible decline in memory, but I'll convince myself it's due to the fact that the name is scarcely used by me.

  7. Makes complete sense to me Kathy!

  8. How cute. Hmm, thinking I should write this up and put it in a gift of cookies. I wholeheartedly agree.

  9. I like this cute post, it’s a fun read. Thank you for sharing this. All the Best to you, my friend. Have a blessed Week!