Saturday, September 12, 2009

Oatmeal Choco-Coco Cookies


1 3/4 Cup All purpose flour
1 Cup Brown Sugar
10 tbsp butter (=~ 3/4 cup melted )
1 Egg + 1 Egg yolk
1 tsp Vanilla extract
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 Cup Chocolate chips
1/2 Cup Cocoa powder ( use your fav. cocoa powder @ home )
1/2 Cup Pecans
1/2 small cut Oats

Makes about 10 cookies
Serving size 1 cookie

Melt the butter and let sit for a while until cool. Mix the butter with the sugar , eggs and vanilla extract. Sift together the dry ingredients flour,baking powder,cocoa powder and oats. Fold the dry ingredients into the butter,sugar batter and mix well until a dough forms. Add in the chocolate chips & pecans. Freeze the dough for 15-20 minutes. Meanwhile pre-heat the oven to 350 F. For baking use a silicone baking sheet or a baking tray with parchment paper. Scoop out the dough 2 tbsp at a time place on the tray leaving enough room for the cookies to expand ( they will expand horizontally ). Bake for 25-30 minutes. Once they are done take out carefully and cool on a wire rack for 20-20 minutes or until cool.