Sunday, August 30, 2009

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip

I have always really liked this piece. Makes me think that it would be fun to illustrate a cookbook.

I did this piece a few years ago and rediscovered it again while, still, going through all of my art work. I immediately wanted chocolate chip cookies. I came across this quick and easy recipe and the cookies were delicious! Had to share. 

  • 1 cup butter, softened          1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar            2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, brown sugar, and white sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs one at a time, then stir in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt; stir into the creamed mixture until just blended. Mix in the quick oats, walnuts, and chocolate chips. Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets.
  3. Bake for 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

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