Drop Cookies Incredible Chocolate Chunks

posted by Spice 11-29-99 11:43 AM

Incredible Chocolate Chunks

1 1/2 cups rolled oats
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup ( sticks) butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup light brown sugar
1 tablespoon (yes tablespoon) vanilla
2 eggs
2 cups (12 ounce) semisweet chocolate chunks
1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 375F. Grease cookie sheets.

Place the oats in a blender or food processor and crush to a fine powder on highest setting. Place the powdered oats in a medium-sized bowl and ad the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

In a large bowl, combine the butter, sugars and vanilla; beat until creamy. Beat in eggs. Gradually add the oat mixture. Stir in the chocolate chunks and the walnuts.

Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

Makes about 4 dozen.

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