He finally confessed that he'd been eating them. He cannot resist an open bag of chocolate chips, apparently. Hmph!
Kieran and I bought some chocolate chips recently, thinking we'd do some chocolate baking, and determined to keep his daddy away from them, he rigged this booby trap:
It actually worked, because the light (on top of the cone) fell on Mike when he tried to get something out of the cupboard.
I used 1 cup of the chocolate chips this morning for my chocolate babke, and I'm sure the whole bag will slowly disappear now!