Saturday, April 9, 2011

Book Cooks, Week Six

For our final week of Book Cooks, we read The Doorbell Rang and If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and made cookie bars in a heart-shaped pan.

Outrageous Chocolate Chip Cookies

Beat until creamy:

1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 t vanilla
1 egg

Mix in:

1 cup all-purpose flour (or whole wheat pastry flour)
1/2 cup oats
1 t baking soda
1/4 t salt

Stir in:

6 oz chocolate chips


Drop by rounded tablespoons two inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes at 350. Cool one minute before moving to cooling rack.

Cookie bars:

Spread dough in a greased 8x8x2 pan. Bake 25-30 minutes. Cut into 2x1 inch bars. Makes 36.

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