Nutty Oatmeal-Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Nutty Oatmeal-Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe
Add flavor and crunch to a traditional oatmeal cookie by stirring in chopped pecans and chocolate candy bar pieces.

Yield:

6 dozen

Recipe from

Southern Living

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups uncooked regular oats
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup sugar
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 (1.55-ounce) milk chocolate candy bars, chopped
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans

Preparation

Process oats in a blender or food processor until ground.

Beat butter and sugars at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat until blended.

Combine ground oats, flour, and next 3 ingredients. Add to butter mixture, beating until blended. Stir in chocolate and pecans.

Drop dough by tablespoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets.

Bake at 375° for 7 to 8 minutes or until golden brown; remove to wire racks to cool.

January 2001
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