Used to happen regularly - the power would just go out. We used to watch through the windows for the lights on the dual carriageway on the other side of the playing fields coming back on - they always came on a second or two before everything else
Iced Gems. Loved these when I was a kid! I used to bite off the icing & put the cookie part back in the jar. Needless to say, when my mom/grandmother took the jar out to serve to guests they were not to happy to find a jar full of un-iced cookies.