Biscuit recipe

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  1. PJ

    By:PJAug 2, 2005
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    I don't usually bother with this sort of stuff but I made the biscuits last night and they were bloody tasty- it's also a good story that goes with it.


    > Biscuit Recipe
    >
    > This is a true story. Please forward when you finish reading!
    >
    > A little background: Neiman-Marcus, if you don't know already, is a
    > very expensive shop; i.e. they sell a typical $8.00 t-shirt for
    > $50.00.
    >
    > Let's let them have it!
    >
    > THIS IS A TRUE STORY
    >
    > My daughter and I had just finished lunch at a Neiman-Marcus Cafe in
    > Dallas .
    >
    > Because both of us are such biscuit lovers, we decided to try the
    > " Neiman-Marcus cookie " . It was so excellent that I asked if they
    > would give me the recipe. The waitress said with a small frown, " I'm
    > afraid not, but you can BUY the recipe. " I asked how much, and she
    > responded;
    >
    > " Only two fifty- it's a great deal! " I agreed to that, and told her
    > to add it to my bill.
    >
    > Thirty days later, I got my VISA statement, and the Neiman-Marcus
    > charge was $285.00. I looked at it again, and I remembered I had only
    > spent $9.95 for two sandwiches and about $20.00 for a scarf. At the
    > bottom of the statement, it said, " Cookie Recipe-$250.00 " . That was
    > outrageous!
    >
    > I called Neiman's Accounting Department and told them the waitress
    > had said it was " two fifty " , which clearly does not mean " two hundred
    > and fifty dollars " by any reasonable interpretation of the phrase.
    >
    > Neiman-Marcus refused to budge. They would not refund my money
    > because, according to them; " What the waitress told you is not our
    > problem. You have already seen the recipe. We absolutely will not
    > refund
    > your money. "
    >
    > I explained to the Accounting Department lady the criminal statutes
    > which govern fraud in the state of Texas . I threatened to report
    > them to the Better Business Bureau and the Texas Attorney General's
    > office.
    >
    > I was basically told: Do what you want. Don't bother thinking of how
    > you can get even, and don't bother trying to get any of your money
    > back "
    >
    > I said, OK, you've got my $250, and now I'm going to have $250 worth
    > of fun. " I told her that I was going to see to it that every cookie
    > lover in the world with an e-mail account gets a $250 cookie recipe
    > from Neiman-Marcus... for free.
    >
    > She replied, " I wish you wouldn't do that. " I said, " Well, perhaps
    > you should have thought of that before you RIPPED ME OFF! " and
    > slammed down the phone.
    >
    > So here it is!
    >
    > Please pass it on to everyone you can possibly think of. I paid $250
    > for this, and I don't want Neiman-Marcus to EVER make another penny
    > from this recipe!
    >
    > NEIMAN-MARCUS COOKIES (Recipe may be halved)
    > 2 cups butter
    > 24 oz. chocolate chips
    > 4 cups flour
    > 2 cups brown sugar
    > 2 tsp. (Bicarb) soda
    > 1 tsp. salt
    > 2 cups sugar
    > 1 8 oz. Hershey Bar (grated). (Cadbury chocolate for Australians)
    > 5 cups blended oatmeal
    > 4 eggs
    > 2 tsp. baking powder
    > 2 tsp. vanilla
    > 3 cups chopped nuts (your choice)
    >
    >
    >
    > Measure oatmeal, and blend in a blender to a fine powder.
    > Cream the butter and both sugars.
    > Add eggs and vanilla, mix together with flour, oatmeal, salt, baking
    > powder, and Bicarb (soda).
    > Add chocolate chips, Hershey Bar, and nuts.
    > Roll into balls, and place two inches apart on a cookie sheet.
    > Bake for 10 minutes at (180) 375 degrees.
    > The above quantities make 112 cookies.
    >
    >
    >
    > PLEASE KEEP THE RECIPE AND SEND IT TO EVERY PERSON YOU KNOW WHO HAS AN
    > E-MAIL ADDRESS! This is not a joke-it's a true story.
     
  2. Chip and Chase

    By:Chip and ChaseAug 2, 2005
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    "This is not a joke-it's a true story"

    Any e-mail containing this line is, and almost certainly isn't.
     
  3. Dan

    By:DanAug 2, 2005
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    Pj did you put a few "special" ingredients in some of them and play a game of "who got the whacky cookie"
     
  4. PJ

    By:PJAug 3, 2005
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    Dan...it takes time to heat the leaf oil up...
     
  5. ManlyBacker

    By:ManlyBackerAug 3, 2005
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    Inspiring - I bags the nic 'Choc & Chip'
     
  6. Dan

    By:DanAug 3, 2005
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    i think Fruit'n'spice Log suits you better!
     
  7. Canteen Worker

    By:Canteen WorkerAug 3, 2005
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    Le Snak are much better than these Dan!!!!! :lol:
     
  8. Dan

    By:DanAug 3, 2005
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    thats why we call you Captain le snack
     
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