Thursday, June 18, 2009

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

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I had a hankering for something sweet last night, so I took an easy recipe off the back of Safeway's "Organic" brand semi sweet chocolate chips, modified it a bit, and got the most wonderful cookies, both chewy and crispy in texture! It made over 3 dozen too, which was nice to bring to work for everyone.

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Recipe:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees

Whisk together in one large bowl:

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 cup sugar
1 cup packed golden brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla

Stir together in another bowl:

2 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground ginger
2 1/2 cups quick rolled oats
1 cup chocolate chips

Add dry mixture to the wet, stir with spatula until incorporated. Put tablespoon sized balls of dough onto ungreased non-stick cookie sheet. I then pressed the balls down with my fingers just a smidgen. Bake for 10 minutes. Even if they don't look cooked, take them out! They will cool into lovely chewy morsels with a crisp outside texture. ENJOY!

6 comments:

dan said...

hot damn, i want me some!

Lara said...

I have 2 left! ;) I saved a couple for "at home use."

Lara said...

Oh wait, that might have come off wrong, hahaha! JUST PLAIN COOKIES, I SWEAR! ;)

dan said...

"at home use" hahaha

inspired by you i started a food blog. check it out if you have a chance @
http://itallstartswithbutter.blogspot.com/

Lara said...

aw that's great Dan! I will check that out right now. *snicker :P

Alicia Rades said...

They look great!

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