Sunday, January 23, 2011
"Kitchen Sink" Oatmeal Cookies - by Summer
Lisa and I have been doing a great job (unintentionally) of making recipes on opposite weeks this month. It's been super cold here in MN this week. I mean really cold - like below zero at night and in the single digits during the day with negative wind chills. On Friday morning I decided to turn the oven on right after breakfast to make these cookies and to warm up the house! Plus, I was heading over to a friend's house later and thought these would be the perfect treat to share.
I had every intention of adding a little bit of whole wheat flour to this recipe, but I was in such a hurry to mix up the ingredients, I completely forgot. I was also worried that even though I had left the butter out overnight soften, it would still be too hard because of the cold weather. But the dough came together nicely. My husband isn't a big fan of raisins in anything but Raisin Bran, so I decided to leave them out. I also left out nuts because some people don't care for nuts and this meant my little guy could maybe sample some of the cookie. But I did include some chocolate chunks.