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Crunchy Miniature Butterscotch Oat Cookies

by on November 12, 2013 · 1 comment

Miniature Butterscotch Cookies

As much as I love making big, decadent, dramatic looking brownies or cookies, I also enjoy miniature cookies that are crunchy through and through. A while back I came up with these Miniature Chocolate Chip Cookies which are always crunchy due to a long, slow bake time. This weekend I decided to try a miniature […]

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Published on November 12, 2013
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If you’re not tired of cookies yet (I’m not even close, unfortunately), here’s another recipe for you. It doesn’t quite fall into the healthy category, but with the oats and wheat germ, you could do worse. Plus, these are really, really good! They don’t look like much, but what I liked about the cookies were […]


Published on January 2, 2013
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Granola Oatmeal Cookies

I’m still a little fixated on homemade granola, so yes — here’s another ground granola cookie. But this one’s different. The combination of oil and butter gives it a hearty, crunchy texture (using all butter is fine, but causes more spreading) and using whole grain flour plus a ton of toasted walnuts adds nutrients …


Published on June 19, 2012
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Steel Cut Oatmeal Walnut Cookies

by on June 14, 2012 · 18 comments

Steel Cut Oat Oatmeal Cookies

When I was in college, a lady I used to work for introduced me to steel cut oats. Part of my job was to always pick up a brand called McCann’s, which was more expensive than regular oats, but more flavorful in her opinion, and with a better texture. I guess at the time I […]


Published on June 14, 2012
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The best oatmeal raisin cookies

Happy National Oatmeal Cookie Day! You now have an official excuse to make some, and if you like raisins go ahead and throw some in because it’s also National Raisin Day.  I have so many oatmeal cookie recipes and more than one of them say they’re the best. So how could I pick the top […]


Published on April 30, 2010
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Crunchy Hearty Oatmeal Cookies

by on January 12, 2009 · 0 comments

I came up with this recipe while trying to create a cookie with the crunchiness of store bought but with the freshness of homemade. The shortening is key to the great texture, but you can substitute butter for a slightly less flaky, crispy, cookie.   Crunchy Hearty Oatmeal Cookies   Save Print …


Published on January 12, 2009
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Oatmeal Butterscotch Pecan Cookies

by on January 12, 2009 · 2 comments

Cindy McCain Cookies

Every four years Redbook magazine features recipes submitted by potential first ladies. This recipe, originally developed by Hershey’s, is said to be a favorite of the wife of a former Republican candidate, and if true, she has great taste in cookies. These are a medium thickness, have crispy edges with crunchy centers and loads of […]


Published on January 12, 2009
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Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies

by on November 6, 2008 · 15 comments

Cindy McCain Cookies

For the past 16 years Family Circle has challenged prospective first ladies to a cookie bake-off, and up until this year, every winning cookie has been indicative of who would be the first lady. This being an historic election, it is notable that the winning Family Circle cookie can no longer be considered a prognosticator […]


Published on November 6, 2008