If cookies were to congregate on a wooden surface for something really important in the cookie world, this might be the result. They seem to be paying homage to the center oatmeal lace one, which is clearly a deity in the cookie community. Though not all are pictured, this was part of one woman's 40-ish dozen retro cookies baking project, inspired by a recent Gourmet spread. You can make the same volume with 10 pounds of flour, five pounds of butter, a lot of sugar, and some swearing.
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