Delicious! Delicate and light. I just wish I wasn't giving them away. I used Missfish's idea and rolled them in a log and stored in the fridge until I was ready to bake. I sliced the cookies fairly thin, so I didn't need to press them down. They came out great. I sprinkled with crystal sugar rather than powderd sugar only because I didn't want the powdered sugar to make a mess in the gift bag. Thanks for posting, I'll be making these again.
This, in my opinion, is what an oatmeal cookie should be. Sprinkled a few grains of coarse sugar when hot out of the oven instead of confectioners sugar for a visual sparkle, but would have been just as good without. thank you ,sugarpea, for a great cookie.
These were the hit of my holiday cookie baskets. Delicious. I doubled the recipe, and had more dough than I needed, so I froze it in logs and took it to my mother-in-law's house. When our guests arrived, I thawed it briefly, then sliced and cooked. voila - FRESH cookies that were being eaten as soon as I could sprinkle the sugar on. A new fave at our house. Thank you!
If you like thin and crispy there is nothing better. I tend to mix up recipes a bit to ad things I enjoy. This recipe was no different. I did everything by the recipe until I got to the oatmeal. I only used approx. 3 cups. I then added the following: toasted pecans chopped up into fine bits, 1/4 cup or more (to taste) of coconut, and a 1/2 bar Hershey's milk chocolate cut up into tiny pieces. I wouldn't use the chocolate chips because they would be to big. You want the tast without having all those great flavors be really noticable. In closing I sprinked as directed and this is, bar none, one of the best cookies I've ever had. I could go into business with just this recipe. PS: these are so very thin and light they are not filled with calories. You can eat two with a cup of coffee and not feel guilty. Enjoy. Maggie G. Los Gatos, CA
This recipe did NOT disappoint! These are exactly as described. Melt in your mouth good, wafer thin , and the most important part , addictive!! :) I did exactly as the recipe stated , only using my 1/2 Tbsp. measuring spoon to dole out the dough. Oatmeal cookies are ok in my book , but have never been a favorite. Since baking these , I have eaten about 8 or 9 of them!! AACCKK!!! As you can see, this will make a lot of dough. I was baking a couple of different cookies tonight , so after I baked 3 pans of these, I took the rest of the dough and rolled it up like a tube of store bought dough. I'm going to try freezing it , then at a later date , slicing off dough to bake. I'll be sure to review when I do this!! Thanks for an excellent cookie recipe sugarpea! **edited on 12-11-06 I pulled out the frozen dough , after it thawed a LITTLE bit , sliced off slices .. it worked out GREAT. I have homemade oatmeal cookies , NO mixing LOL ... these freeze GREAT!!
Another winner! You just keeping posting cookie recipes, Sugarpea, and I will keep making them and rating them 5 stars! These turned out great, nice and crispy as promised, and I will be serving them this weekend when the future in-laws visit. I went to sam's when I realized I was out of whole oats and of course, they only had the quick-cooking kind, so I used those just this one time. I can imagine how great they would be with the whole oats and will use them next time! anyway, I can't keep my fiance out of them--better go stop him. Thanks so much for posting!