The perfect chocolate chip cookie

There are so many different recipes for chocolate chip cookies out there, so it can be difficult to choose which is best. This is the Clog’s definitive chocolate chip cookie recipe — chewy and crispy and perfect. What you’ll need: 1 cup granulated white sugar 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
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Copycat Samoas recipe

Feeling overwhelmed by the abundance of Girl Scout cookies lately? Have no fear, now you can make Samoas from the comfort of your own residence hall kitchenette and eat away without it costing an arm and a leg. For the cookies: 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter 1/4 cup sugar 1
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Quiz: Which Girl Scout cookie are you?

While some might think the most wonderful time of the year is the holiday season, we at the Clog believe the most wonderful time of the year is Girl Scout cookie season. Luckily for all of us here in Berkeley, the Girl Scouts are back in action as of this
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Gratitude list: UC Berkeley edition

Because Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away, we at the Clog decided to stop and reflect on what we’re thankful for. Winter activities: There are so many winter activities happening around Berkeley and the Bay this time of year. We’re especially excited about the opening of the Union Square Ice Skating
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Mexican wedding cookies

Here at UC Berkeley, most of the students have a huge sweet tooth — but this simple vegan snowball cookie recipe, also known as “Mexican wedding cookies” satisfies all our sugar cravings. It only requires four ingredients to make and each powdery, delectable bite melts in your mouth. Equipment: Cookie sheet
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Frosting-filled cookies: a baking failure

We at the Clog, as you might have expected, are slightly addicted to Pinterest. We craft silly wall hangings, laugh at memes and, most importantly, bake the delicious goodies that we pin on our boards. But every once in awhile, our Pinterest attempts turn into catastrophes. We have decided to
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5 delicious pineapple recipes to kick off your summer

We did it, Bears! We’ve somehow made it past midterms, projects and finals and are left with the sweet taste of summer. In order to help you celebrate this wonderful time of the year, we at the Clog decided to provide you with recipes showcasing something that literally tastes like summer
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6 burning end-of-semester questions

Summer is so close, but it also seems so far because of the end-of-semester projects, papers and exams that separate us from future stress-free days. Your daydreams about summer in lecture might be interrupted by these thoughts if you’re just now feeling concerned about your performance in a class. Should you
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The struggles of subletting

If your summer plans take you away from Berkeley for an internship, going home or studying abroad, you might be trying to sublet your room. Unfortunately, the summer subletter is basically an endangered species.  If you’re lucky, someone will post on a group mentioning they might need housing for a
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