Surprise your loved one with
a homemade Valentine treat.
Melt the butter over HIGH heat in the saucepan. The
butter will swell up and bubble furiously. Stir
frequently. All of a sudden it will change color and
brown. Remove from heat. Stir and scrape the pan. COOL.
Leave in the saucepan. You will use the pan as your
Stir in the sugar and vanilla. Stir in the flour and
baking soda. It clumps up. Stir to mix. Do NOT add more
Pre- heat oven to 350 degrees.
on some music. Pull up a chair. Sit down and dream while
forming the crumbly dough into 40-50 balls. Usually it
takes a little kneading to warm up the dough to form
into solid balls.