Saturday, February 11, 2012

Double Dark Chocolate Oatmeal Cookie Delights

Valentine's Day, a day to share with the One You Love.  Here is a special treat for Your Sweetheart that will leave him WANTING MORE!!!!!

Photos by Sarah Puwalowski

Double Dark Chocolate Oatmeal Cookie Delights

1/2  cup (1 stick) plus 6 tablespoons butter, softened
3/4  cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2  cup granulated sugar
2  eggs
1  teaspoon vanilla
1-1/2  cups all-purpose flour
1  teaspoon baking soda
1/2  teaspoon salt (optional)
3  cups Quaker® Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
1  cup dark chocolate chips
1  6.8oz Hershey's Special Dark Chocolate, chopped in chucks


Heat oven to 350°F. Chop Hershey's dark chocolate in chucks. In large bowl, beat butter and sugars on medium speed of electric mixer until creamy. Melt dark chocolate chips in microwave for 1-2 minutes. Add eggs, vanilla, and melted dark chocolate chips; beat well. Add combined flour, baking soda, and salt; mix well. Add oats and chucks of dark chocolate; mix well. 

Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. 

Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store tightly covered.

Yields:2-3 Dozen

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