My pregnancy cravings tend to come and go rather quickly. One moment, something will sound really good to me and then the next minutes, I'm craving something completely different. But I think like with all normal woman, chocolate is a craving that has to be had. Once the idea of chocolate pops into your head, it's almost impossible to shake. Which is what happened to me, Oh, about a week ago.
Normally, I keep some chocolate stashed away in my freezer. I tend to keep the Lindt Truffles on hand in there along with a few of my favorite mini candy bars. I have a thing...I like really cold chocolate, unless it's brownies, cookies, cupcakes, or cakes. I was out of all of my super cold chocolate and I was slightly freaking out. I could feel my head becoming hot with worry and my hands getting shaky. Okay, I'm exaggerating a lot! But I really wanted some chocolate. So I made these incredibly easy cookies that my sister made for me in 2008 (when I happened to be pregnant with little Eden) and I could feel life becoming more livable and enjoyable as I
One bite of these cookies and my fears of a long sweltering summer without air conditioning and a painful labor and delivery disappeared. I felt content and happy as I bit into a cookie. (Okay, in what normal world does a pregnant lady eat just ONE cookie? I ate 3 or 4 cookies.) I can't promise your life will be better if you make these cookies. But I bet ya you're mood will greatly increase if you make them, even if it's only for a short while.
Devil's Food Cake Cookies
1 box Betty Crocker Devil's Food Cake Mix (Super Moist)
1/3 cup oil
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix with fork until it becomes a thick dough. Roll the dough into 1 1/2" balls and place on a greased cookie sheets.
Use the bottom a cup to flatten the dough balls and sprinkle sugar on top of the cookies.
Cook for 8-10 minutes, they should be evenly cracked. Allow to cool for 1-2 minutes before placing on a wire rack. Enjoy with a glass of ice cold milk.