I broke the wheat barrier.
Bought some whole wheat flour last week and decided to test it out. It is Gold Medal brand. Which seems not ‘crunchy’ enough. Know what I mean? I feel like I should have planted and threshed and ground the little wheat kernels myself and then stored it in a burlap sack next to my chicken coop. That would make it authentic.
But I think it still counts.
Must have used his bat radar to pickup the bat signal that cookies were being made.
And he wants to help.
Which will drive me batty.
Lord I hate bats.
My very first job was to answer phones at the Catholic Church where I went to Jr. High. The church office was in the rectory and that place was absolutely full of bats. It was fairly common to see one of the priests chasing the bats with his tennis racket.
There were also bats in the seed barn on the farm where we lived when I was little. A lot of them. That barn also had a telephone in it. My oldest brother used to call me from there and tell me he was the devil.
Back to the Cookies…
Batman has mad cookie skills.
Batman wears his mask into the bathroom too. Protects him from ‘smells’ he says.
Batmom cracks the eggs and creams all this stuff together. Seems Batman has his limits.
Batman has walked off the job because he only likes ‘normal chocolate chip cookies’.
Why No, those are not raisins. You willl never see a mention of the dreaded raisin on this blog.
I hate them.
Talk about two ends of the grape spectrum…..
Batman says they taste ‘weird’
Wish the Green Hornet would have shown up instead.
Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies (with whole wheat flour!)
1/2 cup butter softened
1/2 cup butter flavored shortening (My mom calls it ‘oleo’. Can anyone explain?)
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 tsp pure vanilla
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour (or regular if you are super lame)
1 tsp baking soda
lots of cinnamon (LOTS)
1/2 tsp-1 tsp of ground cloves
pinch of salt
3 cups rolled oats
1 cup dried cranberries (Not the music group from the 90’s…Zombie…Zombie…Zombie )
1 cup white chocolate chips (What the hay..through the whole bag in there)
Oven to 350
Cream butter, shortening, sugars, eggs & vanilla until smooth.
In a separate dish combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, & cloves.
Stir into sugar mixture. Add the oats raisins and chips.
Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 12-14 minutes. DO NOT overbake. (you’ll be sorry-trust me)
Let them sit on the cookie pan for a minute or two before removing them to a cooling pan. Otherwise they tear all to heck and you will have to curse in front of your kids.