Oatmeal Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

Everyone needs a solid peanut butter cookie recipe in their baking arsenal and this is my favourite. The inspiration for these sandwich cookies are those delicious-looking Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pies my mom would never let us get at the grocery store when we were kids. We weren’t allowed to have Kool-Aid either. To create these…

Fig, Walnut & Dark Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

This is a classed-up version of my  Big and Chewy Oatmeal Cookies. The chopped up figs practically melt into these cookies as they bake, creating a sticky sweetness that pairs beautifully with the smoky molasses. The addition of dark chocolate adds even more sophistication to an otherwise humble cookie, while the walnuts add texture and…

Big & Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

These are the oatmeal cookies you daydream about on rainy Sunday afternoons when there’s nothing good on TV…or maybe that’s just me.  In any case, these cookies are real good. The addition of cornstarch ensures the cookies remain perfectly chewy on the inside, and a little crispy on the outside. A touch of molasses adds…

Homemade Granola

I love to eat granola for breakfast.  But, once I started reading the labels on the boxes of most commercial granolas, I realized that they were filled with a crazy amount of sugar and fat.  Now, I have no problem with sugar and fat when they come in the form of a brownie, but not…

Monster Cookies

Monster cookies are basically peanut butter oatmeal cookies with M&Ms and chocolate chips.  There are hundreds of recipes for this type of cookie out there.  Some are heavier on the peanut butter, some incorporate nuts into the mix; my version has just half a cup of peanut butter and it’s pretty heavy on the M&Ms…

Soft-baked Oatmeal Currant Cookies

I think oatmeal cookies are like the chicken soup of cookies; they’re simple, comforting and so homey.  Some people like crunchy oatmeal cookies, but I prefer mine to be soft and chewy.  This recipe makes super tender cookies loaded with currants.  If you’re not into currants, you can easily replace them with raisins, cranberries or…