Friday, September 5, 2008

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

These are truly the BEST cookies, my hubby loves them, my best friend loves them, who could ask for more, lol. MMMMMMmmmmmmmm

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

1/2 cup sucanet (or regular white sugar)
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup butter softened
1 tsp vanilla
1 large egg
1 cup 100% Whole White Wheat flour (King Arthur) (or all purpose flour)
1 cup oats
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp baking soda
1/8 tsp salt
1/2-3/4 cup chocolate chips
nuts as desired

Preheat oven to 350. Beat butter and sugars until fluffy, add egg and vanilla, beat well. In a separate bowl, mix all dry ingredients. Add to butter mixture, beating at low speed just until mixed in. Stir in chips and nuts. Bake 15-17 minutes or until just golden around base edges. Cool on pans 3 minutes, remove to racks and cool.

This is my variation of a recipe that I have tweaked a few times. I have considered, but not tried to make a few more changes, such as using sucanet and honey, using cocounut oil for part of the butter, etc... They come out so perfect in taste and texture like this that I haven't wanted to change it, since I don't make them often enough for them to be BAD, lol.

Oh, one time I had PB chips and I added those with the choc chips and it was REALLY good. Perhaps a blob of PB would be good in there in place of some of the butter.


1 comment:

Lisa @ Stop and Smell the Chocolates said...

YUM! These sound really good - I will try them. I like your new blog for cooking - good idea!

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