I have a friend who always brings almond-cherry shortbread -- the kind of treat that requires at least 12 ingredients. The good news is that the recipe yields four dozen cookies; the bad news is that it would probably take me four dozen hours to make them.
If you have no understanding of pigging out, then nothing I say here will be of interest to you. Either your eating habits are under control or you actually prefer carrots over carrot cake. In any case, we can't possibly relate, so you're dismissed.