Oatmeal Chocolate Chip

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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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I was watching Italian cartoons and drinking cappuccino in a hotel room when I got this email from Lisa E. telling me about some amazing oatmeal chocolate chip cookies her friend brought to a party. The cookies were so good no one could eat just one…and they were big, too! Given Lisa’s review …


Published on March 27, 2010
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Taking Some Time Off

by on May 22, 2009 · 20 comments


Not long ago, Fuzz learned how to ride a bike. Over the past few weeks she’s grown more and more confident and now she’s a bicycle maniac. To celebrate, we’re taking her to Santa Monica to ride bikes on the beach trail. So if you don’t hear from me tomorrow, that’s why….but I’ll try to […]


Published on May 22, 2009
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A friend told me she loves oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, so this morning I went on an oatmeal chocolate chip cookie baking rampage. To start, I pitted the Frog Commissary Cookies against a 5-star 1000 + review cookie from allrecipes.com. Guess which won? Neither! Both batches were terrible — but not because of the recipe. […]


Published on May 21, 2009
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Friendly Kitchen Cookie

by on May 21, 2009 · 6 comments


I liked this one a lot because it was a little thicker, denser and less sweet. Would be great with coconut, but I left it out this time. Friendly Kitchen Cookies 8 oz unsalted butter (230 grams) 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar (240 grams) 1/2 cup brown sugar (100 grams) 2 large eggs 2 tablespoon […]


Published on May 21, 2009
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Thinner than others and more buttery. Very good. Adapted From This Recipe


Published on May 21, 2009
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I tried these upon the recommendation of Nicole over at Baking Bites. They were very good – definitely up there as far as oatmeal chocolate chip cookies go. And since posting this recipe, I’ve had a lot people tell me they are the best. Frog Commissary Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies   Save …


Published on May 21, 2009
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Crunchy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

by on February 14, 2009 · 18 comments

crunchy oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

Today’s recipe is from Cindy, who answered my request for a cookie made with a lot of shortening. I wanted to test-drive the fancy new $6.00 Spectrum which I bought earlier this week. As much as I love butter, there’s a certain texture I like in cookies that only shortening can give – a crispy, […]


Published on February 14, 2009