Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Cookie Recipe #143 - Vanilla Chip Apricot Oatmeal Cookies
These cookies are a mouthful of chewy oatmeal and apricots with the sweetness of the vanilla chips.
Ingredients: 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks)butter, softened, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar, 1 egg, 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 2 1/2 cups rolled oats, 1 2/3 cups vanilla milk chips, 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots.
Instructions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In large mixing bowl, beat butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg; beat well. Add flour and baking soda; beat until well blended. Stir in oats, vanilla milk chips and dried apricots. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets.
Bake 8-10 minutes or just until lightly browned; do not overbake. Cool slightly on baking sheet before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.
Makes about 3 1/2 dozen cookies.
"Hershey's Chocolate Lover's Cookbook", Brimar Publishing Inc., Montreal, Canada, 1993.