I always find myself in the mood to bake…not cook, but bake!! I don't think I could say what I like to bake the most, but cookies and cakes are at the top of the list! I'm always searching for new and yummy cookie recipes. Last night, I was not only in the chocolate mood (I always am…Chocaholic!), but I was also in the mood for oatmeal cookies. I googled chocolate oatmeal cookies, and a recipe on All Recipes matched my search and catered to my taste buds perfectly!
1 Cup Butter, Softened
1 Cup Packed Brown Sugar
1/2 Cup of White Sugar
1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
1 Teaspoon Almond Extract (this is not in the original recipe, but I think almond adds a nice touch!)
1 1/2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
1/3 Cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
3 Cups Rolled Oats
1 Cup Raisins (I left out the raisins, not a huge fan of them.)
1. Preheat oven 350 degrees
2. Beat butter and sugars until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Add combined flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt; mix well. Stir in oats and raisins; mix well.
3. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet then move to metal rack. Enjoy!
Chine Pattern: Versace Byzantine
They are delicious and easy to make! If you love chocolate and oatmeal cookies, these are for you! Enjoy.