What Went Wrong

Welcome to the “what went wrong” page. Below you will find all of the mistakes that I have made and hopefully how to fix them.

Cookie Versus Sprinkle Size

My original intent was to use little star-shaped sprinkles to make the shape of Big Dipper and North Star on a field of blue icing (mimicking their state flag). My mom took one look at the cookies and said “I don’t think you’ll have space......

Cookies Within Paw’s Reach

Moose is our big goldendoodle puppy. And she loooooves to cause trouble. More than once she has eaten my baked goods. In her life, she has stolen cookies, cheesecakes, brownies, and then chased it all with a little bit of eggnog. Now I know what......

Dry, crumbly, No Fail Sugar Cookies

I rushed the recipe a little bit. There’s a part of the recipe that says “add dry mixture a little bit at a time”. Yeah… I didn’t do that… not even a little bit. I just dumped the whole pile of flour into the mixer......

Stuck Macarons

When I went to remove the little dainty wafers from the parchment paper, they kept sticking. At first I thought “not a problem, I’ll just use a spatula” but that only made them angrier. I kept removing the hardened shell while leaving behind the little......