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Pool and pie

I worked up a sweat today in the pool, I guess. Since I'm in the water, I can't tell. I did some laps but since our pool is small, I get dizzy easily when going back and forth so often. The water was perfect and I had fun swimming by myself and it felt good to be moving around, not having to feel self conscious about anyone seeing my flubber. Not sure what that word is? It's a combination of fat and blubber.

I baked a Nestlé Tollhouse Pie tonight and canceled out my exercise efforts. The recipe was from the Nestlé cookbook that my sister, Tracy, got me last year for my birthday, which was then hand delivered from Kansas City to Oklahoma City to Austin by her daughter, Aubrey, who visited us during Thanksgiving. I love to bake. What's a girl to do? In the meantime, I'll share the recipe with you. Enjoy!
  • 2 large eggs (beat on high speed until foamy)
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter (softened to room temperature)
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chip morsels
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (pecans)
  • 1 unbaked pie shell
Preheat oven to 325°F. Beat eggs in large mixer bowl on high speed until foamy. Beat in flour, sugar, and brown sugar. Beat in butter. Stir in morsels and nuts. Spoon into pie shell. Bake for 50 to 55 minutes. Serve warm.

Comments

Robin said…
Oh YUM!!! I think READING that cancelled out my exercise tonight! Thanks, Kelly... (just kidding.) You know how I love pie.
Láthspell said…
Mmm, looks tasty. Pie is definitely my preferred dessert.
Lisa said…
I always say the only reason to exercise is so you can immediately follow it with treats!
ACE said…
A private pool to exercise in private sounds divine and much preferred to my treadmill! At least you exercised, you probably would have baked the pie anyway....now you have balance....it's all good.
Cathleen said…
Sorry, that ACE comment was from me. I forgot I was logged in as my daughter's friend (helping her with her blog).
you love to cook. i love to eat. we would make a great team kelly!
Julie said…
That's the only reason I work out...so I can eat desserts and feel a little less guilty! :) That pie looks yummy!!! A very nice reward for exercising if you ask me. :)
Megs said…
I don't think I have commented on how gorgeous your pool is. I love it and it sounds like you are taking full advantage of having one. The pie looks delicious!!
Brook said…
I'm laughing hysterically at your word "flubber"!!! I always feel flubbery swimming and exercising in the pool...I need a private pool for sure!
Heidi said…
Swimming is seriously the best exercise! And great because you can't feel the sweat ;-)
ninnies said…
yumm that looks delicious
and sure i'll try and teach you how to do the kick flip.
I guess i don't have to teach you all of the technical things about it so it will make it easier.
I love you!
-Lindsey-
brinley said…
the pie looks yummee! good job!

p.s. awesome pool!
AimBarb said…
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AimBarb said…
One of my favorite sayings is "Never trust a skinny cook"!

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