Saturday, July 24, 2010

Caroline's Oatmeal Chip Cookies

This recipe was given to me by my sister-in-law. A favourite of the children's, and it makes heaps!

Caroline's Oatmeal Chip Cookies

1 cup (250gm) butter
1 cup brown sugar
2 Eggs
1 TBSP Vanilla Essence
2 cups flour
1 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Baking Soda
2 cups Rolled Oats
1 cup of chocolate chips
1 cup raisins

*Optional: 3/4 cup coconut, 1/2 cup apricots chopped up, 1/2 cup of cranberries. Any, or all of these make a nice addition.

Cream the butter and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla. (It is nice to use 1 egg and substitute with 1 TBSP of golden syrup).
Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Pur spponfuls on a greased baking tray.

Cook at 180degC for 8-10 minutes.

*Makes approximately 50 cookies.

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