What is with all these desserts?
If that is the question you are asking my blog, I would like you to picture this scenario: you have just moved to an entirely different part of the country and are looking for a job. Except for the place you are staying at has no internet. That does seem to complicate things a little bit.
Fortunately (unfortunately?) I am moving AGAIN to a new place on the 2nd. So I will be internetless for AT LEAST another week. AND I'll have to uproot everything.. again.. and get settled in another apartment.
Which brings us back to the initial question at hand. What is with all these desserts? The moving/looking for job/no internet crisis that is now at the forefront of my life is a reason in itself. And then some.
So bring on the cookies!!
As a cookie
Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies
What you'll need:
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 large egg
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
- 3/4 cup raisins
- 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
- In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flours, baking soda and cinnamon until fully combined. Set aside.
- In a separate bowl, beat the butter until creamy. Gradually add the brown sugar, and cream together until light ant fluffy.
- Add in the egg and vanilla and mix until smooth.
- Slowly mix in the dry ingredients until fully incorporated.
- Fold in oats, raisins and chocolate chips.
- Cover the top of the bowl with saran wrap and place in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight.
- Preheat the oven to 350˚F.
- Line baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat.
- Scoop the cookie dough onto the sheet.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes. Let them cool on the sheet for 5 minutes, then transfer onto a wire rack to cool completely.
Adapted from Crunchy Creamy Sweet