When coworkers' rounds of "What did you do this weekend?" begin on Monday morning, it helps to have a story. Nobody wants to hear that you got drunk, nursed a hangover, got drunk again, then nursed an even worse hangover. But what other option do you have? "Weekend project" may be the most daunting combination of words known to man, and rightfully so—those two sacred days are reserved for embracing unabashed laziness.
These peppermint patties are your ticket to a cool weekend story without sacrificing your right to go full-sloth. They sound damn impressive, but they're mind-numbingly easy, with a handful of ingredients that you might even have on hand. It's just a few idiot-proof steps punctuated by a couple hours of waiting (while you chug water, pop Advil, and fearfully check your sent text messages).
RECIPE: Homemade Peppermint Patties
In about the same time it takes for you to regain your composure and sobriety, you've got a misleadingly impressive stack of York-gasm-worthy peppermint patties. Pop them out of the fridge on Monday morning and show everyone what a go-getter you've been.