Friday, December 11, 2009

Oat-Rageous Chocolate Chip Cookies

Make this recipe into traditional cookies or spread into a glass baking dish for a quicker and easier treat.

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup peanut butter (creamy or chunky)
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 cup flour
1/2 cup quick cooking oats
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Cream butter, peanut butter, and sugars together. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Combine flour, oats, baking soda, and salt. Add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the chocolate chips. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes for teaspoon sized cookies or about 30 minutes for bars.


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With a degree in Restaurant Managment and Nutrition and a background in and love of the culinary arts, Jess is able to whip up delicious yet nutritious meals. She gardens extensively and uses what she grows to feed her family not only during the summer and fall but throughout the winter and spring by preserving and freezing the fresh produce. She is committed to growing, buying, and eating as much local food as possible. She started this blog to spread information about eating locally and its benefits. She also wanted to have a forum to share the recipes she uses and the stories she writes. She would love the opportunity to be able to share this knowledge to increase the amount of people using local and organic products.
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