Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies



Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies

Time for some sweets!  When I told the DIY guy I was making cookies... well, he was pretty thrilled.  With just the two of us at home, I don't tend to make many sweet goodies because I would probably over indulge!  But he loves his sweets and I figured he could take some to work and get them away from me (well I did keep a few at home).

Who uses steel cut oats?  This was a first for me and I was quite surprised how the oats looked - I am used to the Quaker Oat Man's round container.  The oats and recipe came from a person who I did a foodie pen pal exchange with a couple months ago and glad I finally got around to making them.  I was really impressed with the texture and may even just cook some up to eat!  Healthy too!

Grab a bit of milk and you are good to go...



Other cookie recipes you might enjoy - Chewy Red, White and Blue Oatmeal cookies


Monster Cookies



Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies Makes: 4 dozen cookies Calories: na Prep Time to Table: 45 minutes
Recipe : a friend

Ingredients:
 - ½ cup Steel Cut Oats
-2 ½ cups flour
-1 cup water
-1 ½ cup raisins
-3/4 cup soft butter
-1 ½ cup sugar
-1 egg
-1 tsp vanilla
-1 tsp baking soda
-1 tsp salt
-1 tsp cinnamon
-1/4 tsp nutmeg
 -1/4 ground cloves
 -3/4 chopped walnuts

Preparation:
1. Place oats and water in a small saucepan, bring to boil, simmer for 10 minutes, remove from heat and add raisins.
2. Preheat oven to 375 and line cookie sheets with parchment paper
3. In a large mixing bowl cream together the butter and sugar. Add egg and vanilla beating well and it becomes smooth.
4. Combine all the dry ingredients then add slowly to the butter/sugar mixture and mix well.
5. Stir in the oat/raisin mixture until mixed well. 6. Place on cookie sheet (~ 1 ½ Tbl) and bake for 10-12 minutes until light brown. Cool on wire rack.

Notes:

12 comments:

  1. I have never cooked with steel cut oats. These look delicious--looks like I better branch out!

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  2. Oh, gosh, these look delicious, and so artfully photographed!

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  3. I have never cooked with steel cut oats either. These look so good. Thanks for posting. I am a new follower. If you get a chance, please visit my blog. I am having a giveaway for my new cookie cookbook. Have a great weekend.

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  4. Thanks so much for sharing this at A Peek Into Paradise TGIF Link Party. I hope you will come party with us next week and see if you were featured! http://apeekintomyparadise.blogspot.com/

    Have a great week!

    Hugs!

    Cathy

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  5. These look yummy!!! I've always gone with the "Quaker" man's recipe...but the steel-cut oats sound interesting.
    Stopping by from Marvelous Mondays...have a great week!!

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  6. Wow, love this. Pinned, Thanks for joining Marvelous Mondays. ~ Paula

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  7. These look good, Deb! Your pics are getting good! Like really good! You must get a lot of great light in your house. My house is hit or miss. I bet this will be accepted to FoodGawker!

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  8. Oh wait, I see they already were!

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  9. Hi Deb,
    Could I please have one of those cookies right now? Thank you so much for sharing this awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you have a very special Mothers Day Weekend and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

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  10. I love love love oats, especially in cookies. These look so moreish. Visiting from Saturday Dishes.

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  11. Thanks for coming to Saturday Dishes with these perfect after school snacks.

    Linda @ Tumbleweed Contessa

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  12. I love oatmeal cookies, Deb! Looks like a great recipe!

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