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Michelle Obama wins cookie contest
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Posted on 10/01/2012 5:17:59 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Michelle Obama wins cookie contest

By CAITLIN MCDEVITT | 10/1/12 4:58 PM EDT

Sorry, Ann Romney. But the cookie has crumbled in favor of the first lady.

Michelle Obama has won Family Circle’s 2012 Presidential Cookie Bake-Off, the magazine reports in its November issue.

Obama and Romney both submitted recipes to the contest, and – after more than 9,000 people weighed in – “just 287 votes separated the two women, our smallest margin ever,” Family Circle says.

Romney’s M&M cookies got 48.5 percent of votes, while Obama’s white and dark chocolate chip cookies won with 51.5 percent.

Family Circle notes that the bake-off, which it’s hosted since 1992, “has been a bell-weather in four out of five elections.”

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Enough, I'm going to have another scotch.............
1 posted on 10/01/2012 5:18:06 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

You misspelled Wookie in the title, please fix.


2 posted on 10/01/2012 5:19:38 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1350 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: Sub-Driver

She won Huh, eating or baking.


3 posted on 10/01/2012 5:19:38 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Bow-wow chow?


4 posted on 10/01/2012 5:20:02 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Sub-Driver
...while Obama’s white and dark chocolate chip cookies...

Well, of course.

5 posted on 10/01/2012 5:21:22 PM PDT by GreenAccord (Bacon Akbar)
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To: Sub-Driver

Or in my case a few more beers!


6 posted on 10/01/2012 5:21:22 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: null and void

LMAO!


7 posted on 10/01/2012 5:21:43 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Don't be afraid to see what you see. (Ronald Reagan))
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To: Sub-Driver

“The truth is, in order to get things like universal health care and a revamped education system, then someone is going to have to toss their cookies.”
Moochelle, paraphrased


8 posted on 10/01/2012 5:21:55 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives)
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To: Sub-Driver

It must have been a cookie-EATING contest. She probably scarfed down four or five boxes of Double-Stuf Oreos in under thirty seconds or something. No, I didn’t read the article.


9 posted on 10/01/2012 5:22:54 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: Sub-Driver

the only catch is that Mooch’s recipe can only be made by her personal chef for her. Ann’s cookie can be made by anyone


10 posted on 10/01/2012 5:24:04 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Sub-Driver

Her recipe or a WH chef’s recipe?


11 posted on 10/01/2012 5:24:19 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: longfellow

“Family Circle notes that the bake-off, which it’s hosted since 1992, “has been a bell-weather in four out of five elections”

I have never ever heard of this before.


12 posted on 10/01/2012 5:24:48 PM PDT by funfan
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To: tumblindice
So let me get this right, Mrs Romney submits an M&M Cookie recipe, everyone knows M&M's come in all colors. Moochele submits a dark chocolate chip recipe, tell me whom is the racist?
13 posted on 10/01/2012 5:25:11 PM PDT by DAC21
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To: null and void

sweeeet


14 posted on 10/01/2012 5:26:02 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Sub-Driver
I heard Kim Jong Il made 11 holes-in-one the very first time he played golf.

That's probably as legitimate as this cookie "contest."

15 posted on 10/01/2012 5:26:48 PM PDT by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Damn, imagine that...Family Circle had to fix the damn cookie election just so there wouldn’t be riots.


16 posted on 10/01/2012 5:27:23 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Sub-Driver

Are you certain she didn’t win in the wookie cookie tossing contest?

This must have been the Moochelle equivalent to Lil’ Barack’s Nobel Piece prize.


17 posted on 10/01/2012 5:27:53 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Sub-Driver

“Enough, I’m going to have another scotch.............”

Pour me one while you at it...

Sickening, just plain butt kissing sickening.


18 posted on 10/01/2012 5:28:29 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes mandatory- Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Sub-Driver

Is the contest for the fewest cookies to guarentee to make a fat ass?


19 posted on 10/01/2012 5:29:24 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: funfan

Bell weather-what is that?


20 posted on 10/01/2012 5:30:00 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: Sub-Driver

another example of MSM bias...
Stay away from magazine subscriptions, use to receive Family Circle for many years...have not for past two years...

CANCELED ALL MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTIONS AND THE HARDEST TO GIVE UP WAS MARTHA STEWART, LIVING...but I did...

HIT THEM WHERE IT HURTS...P O C K E T BOOK.....


21 posted on 10/01/2012 5:31:15 PM PDT by haircutter (.)
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“Michelle Obama wins cookie contest”

Is this similar to one of those hot dog eating contests? I assume Ann Romney had one or two cookies; and Michelle... I guess we don't want to go there.

22 posted on 10/01/2012 5:33:43 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Encourage all of your Democrat friends to get out and vote on November 7th, the stakes are high.)
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Obama’s white and dark chocolate chip cookies

In honor of her mother in law. She calls them chocolate filled Stanleys.
23 posted on 10/01/2012 5:34:06 PM PDT by 762X51
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To: Sub-Driver

Now fat ass Michelle will eat all the cookies..everyone run Cookie Monster is coming to eat your cookies!! But the rest of us have to have Vegetables and soy products because Michelle is a giant hypocrite


24 posted on 10/01/2012 5:34:41 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sub-Driver

I’d bet a LOT that Anne Romney has actually MADE these cookies, probably many times. Michelle? Highly, highly doubtful ...


25 posted on 10/01/2012 5:35:40 PM PDT by twyn1
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26 posted on 10/01/2012 5:36:12 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: longfellow

Bell weather? Rings of global warming.

A bell wether now - that’s an entirely different critter...


27 posted on 10/01/2012 5:38:32 PM PDT by Hegemony Cricket (The emperor has no pedigree.)
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To: haircutter

and.....

BET MICHELLE OBAMA HAS NEVER BAKED A COOKIE IN HER LIFE...

ANN ROMNEY, MOTHER OF FIVE SONS...18 GRANDCHILDREN.....YEP SHE KNOWS HOW TO BAKE COOKIES...

EVERYONE IS AFRAID OF BEING RACIST???? NOT ME, THEY STARTED THE RACE TOPIC, I DIDN’T...but do I think MO is racist??? you bet your a#$% I do.


28 posted on 10/01/2012 5:38:32 PM PDT by haircutter (.)
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To: Sub-Driver

IF Obozo and his pet wookie win this thing I swear I am going to LOSE IT


29 posted on 10/01/2012 5:40:10 PM PDT by Mr. K ("The only thing the World would hate more than the USA in charge is the USA NOT in charge")
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To: Sub-Driver

Of course she did. The editors at Family Circle like to keep their knees in one piece.


30 posted on 10/01/2012 5:40:16 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: DAC21
All I know is, if Mickey got in the ring with the CM, she'd be history.
31 posted on 10/01/2012 5:41:37 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives)
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To: 762X51

chocolate filled Stanley’s

too funny!!! made me chuckle out loud


32 posted on 10/01/2012 5:42:13 PM PDT by haircutter (.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Ann Romney’s M&M Cookies

(makes about 3 dozen cookies)

Ingredients:

1   C   granulated sugar

1   C   packed light brown sugar

½   C   unsalted butter (1 stick), softened

1½   C   crunchy peanut butter*

1   T   light corn syrup

3   eggs

½   t   vanilla extract

4½   C   old-fashioned rolled oats

2   t   baking soda

6   oz.   chocolate chips

2/3   C   regular M&M’s

* Note: For baking, I like to use peanut butter brands that have nothing but peanuts (no added salt, oil, sugar, etc.) because it’s easier to judge the sugar and salt content. If you do the same, just remember to add a pinch of salt to the dry mix! I usually remember, but forgot on my second batch and it really is amazing what a little salt can do for flavor…and how forgetting it can make them lackluster. 

Procedure:

1) Preheat oven to 325°F. Cream sugars, butter, peanut butter, and corn syrup in a large bowl on high speed until creamy. Beat in one egg at a time at low speed until just combined. Beat in vanilla extract.

2) In a separate large bowl mix together oats and baking soda (and salt if using unsalted PB!). Slowly stir into peanut butter mixture and keep working it until well combined – it’ll be tough, but you can do it. Add in M&M’s and chocolate chips and stir until evenly distributed.

3) Scoop dough onto parchment paper-lined cookie sheets one heaping Tablespoon at a time. Gently press heaps into flat disks with the back of a spoon or your fingertips (if using fingertips you may want to dip them in a bit of water beforehand to prevent sticking) and bake until the entire cookie is a light golden brown – a few minutes more than you would traditional chocolate chip cookies, about 15 minutes. Let cool a few minutes on the sheets before transferring to a rack to cool completely. Excellent warm with vanilla ice cream or cool as a breakfast bar.


33 posted on 10/01/2012 5:42:37 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Sub-Driver

Giggidy. Now my mind wants to have a drink and I think I’ll join it.


34 posted on 10/01/2012 5:43:41 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("OF COURSE I TALK TO MYSELF - Sometimes I need an expert opinion")
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To: Sub-Driver


35 posted on 10/01/2012 5:44:16 PM PDT by Iron Munro (US Embassies Come and Go But An Obama Apology Lasts Forever)
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To: dandiegirl

did the wookie borrow the recipe from fauxahauntus?


36 posted on 10/01/2012 5:44:37 PM PDT by tanstaafl44 (Muslims cannot let Western Civilization kill itself in peace.)
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To: Sub-Driver
"Michelle Obama wins cookie contest"

In a related story Kim Jong Un Made 18 holes-n-one on his first ever Golf outing.

Back to you Chet...

37 posted on 10/01/2012 5:44:37 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Flag_This

He had the news staff executed since everyone knows there’s eighteen holes in golf.


38 posted on 10/01/2012 5:45:35 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("OF COURSE I TALK TO MYSELF - Sometimes I need an expert opinion")
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To: Sub-Driver

Just don’t try to serve them in a school cafeteria.


39 posted on 10/01/2012 5:47:19 PM PDT by informavoracious (Abortions are unproductive wrongs, not reproductive rights.)
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To: DAC21
Furthermore, in a thread the other day on the obligatory parking lot shooting following the Black Entertainment (rap) awards I posted this: Chimp Riverdance and the thread went into the memory hole. Who doesn't like riverdancing chimps? See how happy they are?
40 posted on 10/01/2012 5:47:27 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives)
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To: 762X51
In honor of her mother in law. She calls them chocolate filled Stanleys.


41 posted on 10/01/2012 5:49:01 PM PDT by Iron Munro (US Embassies Come and Go But An Obama Apology Lasts Forever)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Damn, imagine that...Family Circle had to fix the damn cookie election just so there wouldn’t be riots.

You might be on to something. Has the Wookie ever baked a cookie?

42 posted on 10/01/2012 5:49:05 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Sub-Driver

Mama Kaye’s White and Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients

2¼ cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
1 stick Crisco butter-flavored solid vegetable shortening
¾ cup granulated sugar
¾ cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 eggs
1 cup each white chocolate chips, milk chocolate chips and mint chocolate chips (or Andes mint pieces)
2 cups chopped walnuts

Directions

1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt. In a large bowl with an electric mixer, cream butter, vegetable shortening, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract.

2. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. On low speed, beat in flour mixture. By hand, stir in white and milk chocolate chips, mint chips and walnuts.

3. Drop rounded tablespoons of dough onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.


43 posted on 10/01/2012 5:49:13 PM PDT by kcvl
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Michelle didn’t bake those cookies! Somebody else did that. There are a lot of good cookie bakers out there!


44 posted on 10/01/2012 5:51:17 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: tumblindice

LOL!


45 posted on 10/01/2012 5:58:46 PM PDT by worrywart (ww)
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To: Sub-Driver

Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban... ahhhhhhhh.


46 posted on 10/01/2012 6:00:27 PM PDT by irishtenor (Everything in moderation, however, too much whiskey is just enough... Mark Twain)
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To: funfan

Is this the cookie baking that Gov. Clinton’s wife objected to?


47 posted on 10/01/2012 6:04:21 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Sub-Driver

Evidently Michelle Obama is the Alpha and the Omega. Whoda thunk it?!


48 posted on 10/01/2012 6:14:42 PM PDT by arasina (Communism is EVIL. So there.)
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To: longfellow

“a person or thing that shows the existence or direction of a trend”

So they are saying whomever wins the cookie contest
so goes the election

Cindy MCCain won in 2004 although she was accused of cheating.

What a joke


49 posted on 10/01/2012 6:14:55 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Irenic

“Her recipe or a WH chef’s recipe?”

EXACTLY, anyone can submit a winning recipe.. it’s another thing to actually make them..


50 posted on 10/01/2012 6:48:03 PM PDT by pnz1
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