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Monday, October 3, 2011

Oatmeal Snicker-doodle




Part two of our the treats we shared with our firehouse.  My favorite cookies! Snicker-doodles with the addition of another grain oatmeal.  Yum!!! Soft and crunchy cinnamon and oatmeal perfection!

 Oatmeal Snicker-doodles
from Maida Heatter
Book of Great Cookies
adapted
2 cups sifted all purpose flour
1t baking soda
1/2t sea salt
2t cinnamon
2 sticks of unsalted butter room temperature
1 1/2t vanilla extract
¾ cup granulated sugar
¾ cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
2 large eggs room temperature
1 ½ cups old fashioned or quick-cooking oatmeal
~ sift together the flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon set aside
~ in your mixer cream butter and add vanilla and both sugars beat the heck out of it
~ add eggs one at a time to the butter mixture and beat well
~ on low speed gradually add the sifted dry ingredients
~ scrap down sides and mix until just mixed
~ stir in oatmeal
~ put in refrigerator for half an hour
~ preheat oven 375 degrees
~ make topping (2T granulated sugar and 2t cinnamon)
~ line baking sheet with parchment paper
~ scoop out cookie dough using a small scooper
~ either press and sprinkle with topping or roll in topping and press
~ bake until browned all over 7 to 12 minutes
~ cool on cookie sheet 5 minutes and then on wire rack

6 comments:

  1. Oh, those look incredible!! Lucky firefighters~

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  2. These cookies look so yummy! I like that you used oatmeal in these!

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  3. How nice to take these to the Firefighters. Oatmeal is a great addition to these cookies!

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  4. I have never had an snickerdoodle with oatmeal in it and it sounds fantastic.

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  5. Mmm oatmeal in a snickerdoodle! So brilliant that I can't believe I've never seen it before. I can just imagine how hearty and comforting these are:)

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