Oatmeal Cookies
Recipe type: High Altitude Baking
 
Ingredients
  • ½ cup (1 stick) + 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 cups oats
  • 2½ tablespoons finely chopped candied ginger
  • ⅔ cup chopped dried apricots
  • ¾ cup chopped bittersweet chocolate or chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 F.
  2. Cream the butter with the sugars until light and fluffy.
  3. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, until incorporated.
  4. Add the vanilla and salt and mix well.
  5. Add the flour, baking soda, and cinnamon and beat until combined.
  6. Stir in the oats, ginger, dried apricots, and chocolate.
  7. Drop the dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto parchment-lined baking sheets.
  8. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until light brown on the edges.
  9. Makes about 4 dozen cookies.
Recipe by High Altitude Bakes at https://highaltitudebakes.com/cookies/2013/03/28/oatmeal-cookies-with-dried-apricots-candied-ginger-bittersweet-chocolate/