One of the drawbacks to being a family of two is that so many desserts make way too much for just David and me to eat them. I especially feel that way about cookies. While I can freeze all the extras, I usually get tired of them before they are gone. I was glad to find this recipe for loaded oatmeal cookies in my mom’s Cooking for 2 magazine. It makes 12 fairly good-sized cookies. Just enough for a couple, a single, or a small family!
Loaded Oatmeal Cookies
- 1/4 cup butter, softened
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
- 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1/4 cup flaked coconut
- 1/4 cup chopped pecans
- In a small mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars. Beat in egg and vanilla.
- Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; gradually stir into creamed mixture.
- Stir in oats, chocolate chips, coconut, and pecans.
- Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto an ungreased baking sheet.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 13-15 minutes or until lightly browned.
- Immediately remove to a wire rack.
- Yield: 1 dozen
You can see all of my recipes under Sallie’s Favorite Comfort Food Recipes. If you do try one of my recipes and like it, please come back and let me know in a comment. I truly do appreciate it when people do so!