I love all things Pinterest. Its completely addicting. I pin away all throughout the day, then when hubs gets home, I show him all the things I need him to make for the house.
I have an entire folder pinned for fall things. Adorable things. Like these presh acorn cookies that I decided to make for play group tomorrow. I got all the ingredients and got Coop all hyped up to help me.
When I started putting them together, I realized they look weird. Not like acorns. Not like the pin I had been drooling over for a couple weeks. More like flying saucers. Or those pesky mushrooms in my front yard.
I hurried over to my beloved pin and actually followed the link to the instructions. It was there I realized that you are supposed to use mini vanilla wafers. Loverly.
I almost quit and just ate the entire bag of Hershey kisses. Since I couldn’t get to the store to buy the mini ones, I just went ahead and made them. Weird and all, I guess they’re kinda cute. Not really acornish, but I learned an important lesson today.
I learned to never trust someone’s description under a pin. Don’t just look at the picture and think “oh, those look so easy!” and make your shopping list. They could have very well left the all important word “mini” from their 4 simple ingredient list. Follow the link and get the real instructions.
That is unless you really love serving weird UFO looking cookies to your neighbors.
Jen | Our Life Accounts says
lol, I'm sure we've all experienced this! I think they still look absolutely delicious!
Such a good point! Thanks for the head up 🙂 I'm sure they were still yummy
Nina Patricia @ The Adventures of Nina Patricia says
hahaha they look funny and delicious
I think they are still acorn-ish. If you;d told me they were acorns, I would totally get it 🙂
Simply Mily says
it still looks delicious to me =)
Lindsey @ Running Down A Dream says
Haha! I think they still turned out cute! 🙂
[email protected] Boots says
Haha this post had me giggling. I never trust myself to make something look like the picture. I always click the link. But I also like to be nosey and see where the link takes me
haha! I have so done this before! I can't tell you how many times I have gotten home from the store and had the wrong ingredients, not enough, forgot something all because I didn't look at the directions. The UFOs still look like very cute little UFOs!
They look YUMMY! Although the ones with the butterscotch kinda look like nipples 🙂 But then again I always think they look like nipples even outside of this recipe. Did I say nipple too much in this comment? Sorry 🙂
Rachel McPhillips says
Thank God KLaw thinks they look like nipples too.. I thought I was the only pervy.
They look yummy, who cares if you made them right or not. Also, I haven't gotten on the pinterest bandwagon, but all the cute things on blogs are making me want to test it out.
They look yummy, but a little bit like nipples LOL 🙂
Lexie Loo, Little Lily, and Dylan Too! says
They still look cute, and delicious, and that's what really matters! 😉