Friday, January 13, 2012

Mistake , but it worked out....

So I made these cookies today, and as usual making them from memory with no recipe. And I was chit chatting, and trying to hurry. Which I guess you shouldn't do when baking.....and I forgot the granulated sugar. Yes the sugar! Well it didn't turn out too bad. I might not have know, because the taste was still delicious, but I went to fill the sugar canister and realized I hadn't used it.....Ugh!
It turned out fine, and my friends on a diet thought it was terrific ......they could afford to eat two. I don't know where that thinking came from, but I go with it! LOL So here it is my delicious -less sugar Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookie.

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies
1 c. butter
1 c. shortening
1 1/2 c. brown sugar
4 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla
2 1/2 tsp. baking soda
2 c. oatmeal flakes
2 1/2 c. flour
1/2 c. coconut
2 c. chocolate chips

* Cream the butter, shortening, and sugar
* Add the eggs and vanilla, continue to mix
* Add the baking soda, oatmeal, flour, coconut
* Fold in the chocolate chip
* Bake for 10 minutes @ 375 degrees

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