I have the good fortune and honour of working with Lee Crockford on the evolution of 123+, and forging a partnership between spur and Google's Pride organisation.
These cookies hark back to my childhood, when I won third place for "Best Oatmeal Cookie" at my local autumn fair, at the ripe age of eight. Even with third place, I can't begin to tell you how proud I was, especially with the 25 cent cash prize! Cha-ching!
· 250 g / 1 cup butter
· 200 g / 1 cup sugar
· 200 g / 1 cup brown sugar
· 2 eggs
· 2 tsp vanilla
· 1 tsp salt
· 1 tsp baking powder
· 1 tsp baking soda
· 500 mL / 2 cups flour
· 500 mL / 2 cups oatmeal
· 250 mL / 1 cup coconut
1. Cream together butter, sugars, eggs and vanilla. Set aside.
2. Mix all dry ingredients together in a separate bowl.
3. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix well.
4. Spoon onto greased baking sheet, and bake at 180°C for 10-12 minutes. Let them settle for a good 15 minutes after pulling them out of the oven. If you like your biscuits crispier, leave them in for longer. I often improvise by adding crushed almonds, walnuts, and chocolate chips to the mix. Depending on how much you spoon out onto the baking sheet, this should make 2 to 3 dozen biscuits.
Recipe shared byPatrick Hofmann
Patrick is a UX Designer at Google in Sydney, a proud Swiss-Canadian, and once a conductor of an oom-pah band of alpine farmers.
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