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Neiman-Marcus cookie recipe :)

Posted by on Aug. 28, 2009 at 11:47 AM
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When decent people get screwed over, this is the result!
> A little background: Neiman-Marcus, if you don't know already, is
> A very expensive store (i.e.., they sell your 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 a salad at a Neiman-Marcus
> Cafe In Dallas , and we decided to have a small dessert. Because
> Both of us are such cookie lovers, we decided to try the 'Neiman-
> Marcus cookie.' It was So excellent that I asked if they would give
> Me the recipe, and the waitress said with a small frown, 'I'm afraid
> Not, but you can buy The Recipe.' Well, I asked how much, and
> She responded, ' Only two fifty - it's a Great deal!' I agreed to that,
> And told her to just add it to my Tab.
>
> Thirty days later, I received my VISA statement, and the Neiman-
> Marcus Charge was $285.00! I looked again, and I remembered I
> Had only spent $9.95 for two salads and about $20...00 for a scarf.
> As I glanced 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 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 at this point.' 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 for engaging in fraud. 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 just said, Okay, you folks 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 United States with an e-mail account has a $250
> Cookie recipe From Neiman-Marcus. ...for free. She replied, 'I wish you
> wouldn't do this.' 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, please, 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 off of 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. Soda
> 1 tsp. Salt
> 2 cups sugar
> 1 8 oz. Hershey Bar (grated)
> 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 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 375 degrees.
> Makes 112 cookies...
>
> PLEASE READ THE RECIPE AND SEND IT TO EVERY
> PERSON YOU KNOW WHO HAS AN E-MAIL ADDRESS!
> THIS IS REALLY TERRIFIC!!
>

I am Mrs. Western Idaho 2009-2010
Platform, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue
Working on becoming a youth motivational speaker and speaking to women on how important they are. Also volunteering at the womens jail. Trying to give hope and motivation for a better life!
Running in April of 2010 for Mrs.Idaho
by on Aug. 28, 2009 at 11:47 AM
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elleinad
by on Aug. 28, 2009 at 11:48 AM

Seriously!? This email is 10 years old and FALSE.

Using the internet is now like driving. You have no excuses when you run into a parking post.

http://www.snopes.com/business/consumer/cookie.asp


"...Only the doing of justice is a good enough excuse to be born."

 

LauraKW
by on Aug. 28, 2009 at 11:49 AM

Un-truthiness.

Snopes.

momto2boys973
by Platinum Member on Aug. 28, 2009 at 11:51 AM

OMG, I can't believe that scam is still going on. It's like 15 years old. And it's false. You can actually get the Neiman Marcus cookie recipe on the Neiman Marcus website.

Sharon

SweetCandyGirl
by on Aug. 28, 2009 at 11:54 AM

well is it any good at least? lol

momto2boys973
by Platinum Member on Aug. 28, 2009 at 12:02 PM


Quoting SweetCandyGirl:

well is it any good at least? lol

I haven't tried them but the recipe sounds OK. A little bit too much stuff in it and my experience has shown me that simplicity is sometimes best.

Sharon

strawberryLVR
by Gold Member on Aug. 28, 2009 at 12:05 PM

these cookies are a bit more time consuming but SOOO YUMMY!

I am Mrs. Western Idaho 2009-2010
Platform, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue
Working on becoming a youth motivational speaker and speaking to women on how important they are. Also volunteering at the womens jail. Trying to give hope and motivation for a better life!
Running in April of 2010 for Mrs.Idaho
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