Thursday, March 28, 2013

Killer Cookies

Sweets in general are a weakness of mine, but a chocolate chip cookie with a slight twist is just irresistible. A great characteristic of this classic treat is that typically most people have the correct ingredients to bake them without making a trip to the grocery store. That fact alone, paired with the taste of a warm, chocolate chip filled bite make these a great and easy go to dessert when you get invited somewhere spur of the moment. That exact scenario happened to me the other day and as I was sitting on the couch waiting for MAC to arrive home so we could head to our friends, a light bulb went off and I thought how simple it would be to whip up a batch of my mom's famous Killer Cookies; I always strive to contribute something when friends invite us over, and a home made dessert is an option you just can't go wrong with.

These little mounds of ooooey gooooey goodness are "killer", in a delectably scrumptious way, and I promise you'll enjoy every last bite of them.

Killer Cookies

1 cup margerine or butter
2 eggs
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
1 Tbsp vanilla
2 cups all purpose flour
2 1/2 cups ground oatmeal (ground up to flour-like feel)
3/4 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
2 cups chocolate chips
1 cup chopped nuts (optional)
Cream butter and sugars. Add eggs one at a time. Add vanilla. Beat well. Mix dry ingredients in separate bowl. Add to butter mixture. Stir in oatmeal, chocolate chips, and nuts.
Bake @ 375 degree oven for 8-10 minutes or till done.

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