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04/22/2013 09:03 am ET | Updated Apr 22, 2013

Cookie Fail: Reasons You Should Be Easier On Yourself When You Mess Up (PHOTOS)

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Okay, everyone. You believe that you've screwed up your cookies, big time. Perhaps, they are a bit too crisp around the edges. Perhaps they're a bit burnt. Maybe they're a little under-done, or have an uneven number of chocolate chips. We have great news: it could be worse.

Cookie fails happen all the time. The bravest among us share them on the internet, for us all to laugh at and feel just a little bit better about our own cooking disasters. Look at your cookies, then look at these cookies and take it a little easier on yourself.

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"Let the kids decorate the sugar cookies themselves this year. Nailed it."

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Even the spatula couldn't stand it.

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The execution was flawless, but the concept could use a little work.

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So close.

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OH NO, GUYS.

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On the upside, they are probably still edible.

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Deep breaths.

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We see what you were going for.

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Guys, WHAT were you shooting for?

5.

Nailed it.

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Nailed it, part two.

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"My sister made some delicious M&M cookies."

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Something has gone terribly wrong here.

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Sometimes, the most frustrating fail is when it just becomes one big cookie. Still tastes good, but you were SO CLOSE.

What's your worst cookie fail? Let us know in the comments!

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