Sunday, December 27, 2009

Oatmeal Chocolate and Raisins Cookies


How was your Christmas? Mine was awesome! Had 3 guests over from Singapore and everyday was lovely! Went to the Christmas markets, ate a lot, opened a lot of presents.... can´t believe the week just passed like that! I have lots of photos to process, so before that, here´s a superb recipe for cookies! Easy as pie, chewy and delicious. Only tedious part is perhaps the rolling of the dough into balls.

How do you like the 2 shots? Belinda taught me how to use the macro function on my camera - focussing on the foreground and blurring the background. It´s so fun and the photos turn out so artistic that I´m definitely going to experiment with it more often.

This recipe yields around 150 medium-sized cookies. Great to wrap in transparent bags as small gifts or just to eat it yourself!

Ingredients:-
- 500 grams softened butter
- 225 grams castor sugar
- 400 grams brown sugar
- 4 eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla sugar
- 500grams flour
- 400 grams blended Oatmeal
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 2 tsp baking soda
- Chocolate bits from normal chocolate
- Raisins

1) Cream butter and 2 sugars. Pay attention not to make it too dry. Mixture should still be a bit wet and sticky.
2) Add the rest of the ingredients
3) Roll into balls and place 2 inches apart on cookie sheet
4) Bake 10-15 mins at 180 degrees

I made 3 different types - Raisins, Chocolates, Raisins and Chocolates together. My fave has got to be the last one.

4 comments:

Manis said...

Hi Pris.. Merry Christmas to you and your family. I had wonderful time with B's family plus my brother is here so we had lots of fun, lots of eating and lots of sightseeing. Thanks for the lovely card you've made..I LOVE IT!!! Enjoy yr day and those cookies.. wow girl..!! yummilicious!

Pris said...

Hey Manis! Thanks! Same to you too! Oh so sweet that your brother came to visit! Yeah, I feel like going swimming either today or Wednesday....all that eating...so scary. Oh great that you got the card AND like it! :)

Sabrina said...

I liked the chocolate ones the most... :)

Pris said...

Hey 姐姐
Great that you liked the chocolate ones! Those are your brother´s fave ones too! Wish you a great 31 working days till we see each other again!

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