Thank you all so much for the prayers! I could tell I had many praying. Turns out I don’t remember much from Thursday through Saturday. Everything was so hazy as I had days of chills and fever and aching. I finally felt that I could sit up long enough to go to the doctor on Friday (Jason took me). I had a severe kidney infection. The one antibiotic they could’ve given me in shot form, I am allergic to, so that left me with having to get down a total of 5 very powerful pills over the next few days (one a day). She said if I couldn’t keep them down, I would have to go into the hospital and be on IV fluids. Believe me, I’ve prayed over each and every pill. I have two more to go! And how is it that smells are so magnified when you are nauseous? Anyway, just today, I finally feel like I have joined my family life. Bless their hearts! Joy was a tremendous help to Jason with Luke, which was such a blessing as my parents were out of town. Anyway, I just wanted you to know that I really appreciate your prayers!
Okay, on to what I have to share. I didn’t get to do what I planned on doing for obvious reasons, but I have another delicious recipe that I tried out the beginning of the week (before getting sick). I found the recipe on Mary Ann’s blog, A Joyful Chaos. Here's the original pin from Mary Ann.
She claimed that she had tried many recipes (including Amish ones from her parents and grandparents since she was raised Amish) as well as others along the way, and just now found their favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe. I knew when I read that and saw the picture of her cookies, I wanted to try them. I have to say they WERE delicious!
Chocolate Chip Cookies
2 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
1 ¾ cup butter flavored crisco
1 Tbsp vanilla
1 tsp salt
2 tsp baking soda
4½ cup flour
2 cup chocolate chips
Mix together crisco and sugars. Add eggs and vanilla. Mix well. Add flour, soda, and salt. Mix really well and stir in chocolate chips. Using your hands roll into balls not quite the size of a golf ball. Place on cookie sheet and flatten slightly. Bake in a preheated 375º oven on the middle rack for 10 minutes. Allow to cool for a minute before removing from cookie sheet.
**Note from Tammy ** I used milk chocolate chips, but I’m sure semi-sweet would have been just as delicious.
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