Catsup Cookies

by Julia Malakoff

Sitting around dinner one evening feasting on fish sticks, my daughter pulled out the giant, family sized catsup bottle. While the usual dinner chaos was filling my ears high-pitched frequencies, I tuned out by reading the back label of the giant, family sized catsup bottle. Tic Tac Toe cookies were listed as their featured recipe. Tic Tac Toe cookies, I said out loud. Hoping to redirect the noise volume, I asked my oldest son to read the recipe out loud. He proceeded to call out the ingredients and when he got to the last ingredient, one cup of catsup, he made a face and looked up to see the reaction from his three siblings. Continue reading