Friday, July 4, 2008

Fractal Cookies

Evil Mad Scientist tells you how to make tasty mathematical treats: fractal cookies!
These cookies, made from contrasting colors of butter cookie dough, are a tasty realization of the Sierpinski carpet, producing lovely, edible fractals. As with our earlier project involving clay, you can make these by using a simple iterative algorithmic process of stretching out the dough and folding it over onto itself in a specific pattern.
I think I would go with a more interesting color combo than brown and beige, though.

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