I need an intervention desperately. I can't stop eating sugar. Specifically chocolate. I promised Jeremy I wouldn't make any Soda Cracker Candy*, so I bought all the ingredients and had my Mom make it for me. I ate a ton last night, and even more this morning.
Here was the scene in my kitchen this morning;
Seth: Mom, what's that?
Me: (stuffing my mouth) what?
Seth: That chocolate stuff!
Me: (mouth full with another piece) what chocolate stuff?
Seth: that chocolate SUGAR stuff that you're eating?
Me: (realizing that he can see me eating it) Candy.
Seth: I want some.
Me: (stuffing my face with yet another piece) NO.
Me: Because you can't have candy and chocolate for breakfast.
I know. It's a total double standard. I am sure that as Jeremy reads this he is thinking, "See?? This is why I don't want this stuff in our house!". But...I love it. I really have a problem. I need to give it all away. That way I don't feel quite so bad for having so much crap in my house. Yeah...that's what I need to do. And I'll only eat a couple, ok a dozen, pieces while I plate up the rest to giveaway.
And again...because misery loves company...
*Soda Cracker Candy Recipe
1 C. Packed Brown Sugar
1 C. butter
2 Tubes Soda Crackers
2 - 2 1/2 C. Chocolate Chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees/
Line 11x17 pan with foil -- rub with oil or spray with Pam. Line with crackers. In a small saucepan bring brown sugar and butter to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes. Pour evenly over crackers. Place pan in preheated oven for 5 minutes. Turn off oven and remove from oven and sprinkle chocolate chips evenly over the top. Return to warm oven for 1-2 minutes to melt the chocolate. Spread chocolate on top, lick spoon when you're done, put the whole pan on the floor of garage (if you're lucky like me and live in an ice box, otherwise put it in your fridge). Break apart and store. Or eat it and deny completely to your children that you're eating anything good.