So I have seen a ton of Pinterest fail photos on the web lately. Little did I know that I would become part of the Pinterest fail community. Here’s my story.
My husband is a Pool Technician and worked all day in the rain. So I made him warm potato soup to eat when he got home. Well, I thought, “I’m going to be the best wife ever and make him warm homemade chocolate chip cookies.” If any of you know me personally you know that I’m a very talented and creative cook but a horrible awful baker. I pulled up a Pinterest recipe for yummy chocolate chip cookies. I need some help. I started to add my ingredients when I realized I didn’t have any flour. Flour! Like the main ingredient. How could I have not checked to see if I had flour! So I rummaged through my kitchen pantry and noticed I had chickpea flour left over from a vegan recipe I had tried awhile ago. Did I research to see if chickpea flour would even work or if I need to make adjustments? Of course not. I just added the 2 and 1/4 cups of flour and thought, “They’ll be fine.” Wrong! First, they spread into one big cookie the size of the baking sheet. Then they stuck to the pan even though I used coconut oil baking spray. And to make it even worse they tasted disgusting!
As I pridefully tried to force myself to eat the cookie mess I had just made I noticed they were really gritty. I thought, “This can’t be right.” I walked over to the flour and realized I had used chickpea meal not chickpea flour. I had grabbed the wrong container and because I was flustered didn’t even notice when I was pouring it into the mix….what a day. But you know just another Pinterest fail.