Sunday, October 3, 2010

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

I had photographed this recipe for I Heart Faces for the recipe week, but it ended up being a dinner theme.  I had already photographed these cookies because I have wanted to share these on here for quite some time.  They are so good, and have some healthier ingredients to you can feel a little bit better about eating them.  It was quite a challenge because my kitchen has terrible light for taking photographs.  So I was basically chasing the light as it moved all afternoon to make this work.  
Here is the recipe:
    Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup wheat germ
  • 1/4 cup ground flaxseed
  • 1 cup soft butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups old fashioned oats
  • Optional:  1 cup chocolate chips, 1 cup raisins, 1 cup craisins, or 1 cup walnuts.  (whatever tastes good to you :) 

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees
  2.  In a small bowl whisk together flour, baking soda, salt, wheat germ and flaxseed.  
  3. In a large bowl cream together butter, brown sugar, and white sugar until smooth.  Beat in one egg at a time, then stir in vanilla. 
  4. Stir flour mix into the wet ingredients mix until thoroughly blended.  
  5. Then mix in oats, and whatever else you want to add.  
  6. Drop heaping spoonfuls onto parchment lined or greased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake for 12-14 minutes.  Remove from cookie sheet and cool on a wire rack.
Here are the photos
1 1/2 cups whole wheat four
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt (I used kosher salt)
1/4 cup wheat germ
1/4 cup flaxseed
2 sticks of butter
1 cup of brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
2 eggs 
(that is bubble bath nail polish, if you were wondering)
I forgot the vanilla.  Whoops.
The wet and dry ingredients mixed together.
3 cups of old fashioned oats
1 cup mini chocolate chips
I had about 1/4 cup craisins left in a bag, so I added those, too.
Here is the batter all mixed together.
Drop heaping spoonfuls onto a parchment lined or greased cookie sheet. 
Bake for 12-14 minutes and place on a cooling rack immediately.
Cooling in the late afternoon sun.
The finished product.
A soft, chewy, nutty, sweet cookie.
I promise you will love them.


Jesse Mendica October 4, 2010 at 12:13 PM  

Those look just perfect! Jeff makes a similar recipe, but puts the oats in a blender, to make it a powder. I'm making these for sure!

Mackenzie October 5, 2010 at 10:32 PM  

I will have to try these sometime soon! They look absolutely delicious!


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