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RECIPE: Sarah Palin Moose Track Cookies
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In this installment of Amelia’s Kitchen, we’ll take on Sarah Palin, another of the early contenders making noises about a potential run for the White House. The former governor of Alaska burst onto the political scene in 2008, and has been playing presidential peek-a-boo ever since. Some may say that after giving a rambling, poorly received speech in Iowa last month her political prospects are dead meat…but the mama grizzly might not go down without one last fight.

Palin has become synonymous with Alaska — and, let’s be honest, with terminating delicious animals from long range. She’s practically the Chris Kyle of arctic mammals. So, without further ado, I bring you:

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SARAH PALIN MOOSE TRACK COOKIES

What You’ll Need

2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 cup unsalted butter
3/4 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cups packed brown sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 large eggs
1 cup fudge, broken into chunks
3/4 cups peanut butter cups, broken into chunks

• Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
• Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl.
• Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and vanilla extract in a large bowl until creamy.

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• Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
• Gradually add flour mixture.
• Stir in fudge and peanut butter cups.

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• Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.
• Assuming you want to see your cookies through to the end, unlike Palin’s term as governor, bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown.

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Will she run? Will you vote for her? The only thing we know for sure is that these cookies will be delicious.

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