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enjoy the cookies are great!!!
> Cookie recipe:
> >>Perhaps this is a little vindictive but every once in a while I have to
> >>smile when a big company is taught a lesson by a thinking citizen. 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.
> THIS IS A TRUE STORY
> My daughter and I had just finished a salad at a Neiman-Marcus Café 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
> 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
> 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
> 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!
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heb ik ooit al eens gepost
[VT] recept met een verhaal erbij...
Best friends are the ones that can see the hurt in your eyes, when everyone else is fooled by your smile.
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Neem ik liever deze! Heb ik tenminste 8 cookies meer!
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Jammer alleen dat het verhaal erbij niet waar is ... zoek maar eens op google onder hoax + neiman
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