My husband has to work all night and I can’t sleep. I can NEVER sleep when I’m home alone. I say alone... as in husband-less, after all I have five kids and a half of dog here.....a chihuahua doesn’t really count as a whole dog.
A million things run through my mind when my husband’s gone. I just sit and wait for a serial killer to come busting through the sliding glass door to murder us all. Yes, seriously those thoughts run through my mind.
Then I find myself thinking and planning my course of action for when this happens. Really, I have a plan people. It always helps to be prepared right? I mean I can’t possible be crazy can I? Maybe I am, but the voices in my head say I’m not, so I’ll agree with them.
And what is it with all the creepy noises? I mean I’m waiting for the scary music from Jason or Nightmare on Elm Street to start playing....can you hear it?
I really need to put curtains up. I mean I have blinds up, but that 1/18 inch of a crack may have some psycho peeping through it. You really never know....no really.
Note to self.....quit being cheap and put up some curtains.
So as it’s getting later and later, or I should say earlier and earlier I do what any NORMAL person would do.....I bake. After all the more noise I make, the less noises I can hear.
With my husband on my mind I decided to make some Transformer cookies. If you’re wondering how I came up with Transformer cookies from missing my husband.....see picture below.
Yes those are his.
He’s been collecting them since he was five.....twenty-six years later he’s still like a little boy with that twinkle in his eye when he’s in the toy section...or as I like to call it, the Transformer section.
I probably have that same twinkle in my eye when I see a new cookie cutter, or any baking stuff for that matter.....who am I to judge.....I’m still planing out my course of action for when the murderer makes his way through my sliding door.
To make the Transformer cookies......
First draw or trace your image. You can use paper, a plastic lid, or stencil paper located in the craft section of your local Wal-mart. Then cut stencil out.
Roll out your cookie dough. Place stencil on dough and cut out using a paring knife. Bake according to your directions and allow to cool.
After cookie has cooled, lay stencil on cookie. Using a food marker trace outline of image onto cookie.
With a #2 tip pipe over outline. For Autobots use red, for Decepticons use purple. Let dry about 30 minutes then fill with flood icing. If you don’t like to have empty space on the cookie, like me, then fill remaining spots in with grey icing. These I didn't fill with the grey icing. My three year old liked them just as they were.
Here are the finished cookies for the man who keeps all the “bad guys” away.