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Awesome in Cookie Form Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tony Neve-Lytle, TX
Added: Monday, October 12, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 c. butter flavored Crisco
1 1/4 c. brown sugar
1 egg
1/3 c. milk
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
3 c. oats
1 c. flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 c. toffee covered pecans - chopped
1 c. raisins
1 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 Hershey bar - chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Cream Crisco, brown sugar, egg, milk, and vanilla at medium speed with mixer.
In separate bowl mix oats, flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Mix these dry ingredients in with your creamed ingredients.
Fold toffee covered pecans, raisins, chocolate chips, and Hershey chocolate into cookie dough.
Drop tablespoons of dough onto greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 for 8 minutes for soft cookies or 10 minutes for crispy.
Cool for a couple of minutes on rack and then remove cookies to foil on counter to cool completely.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I prefer old dried up raisins that I combine with water, rum, and butter (not margarine) on the stove at low heat until the raisins plump up.
Also, this recipe will freeze well.

 

 

 

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