Graham Cracker, Oatmeal, Chocolate Chip Cookies

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I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! And we are well on our way to Christmas!!! My favorite season of the year, and although it may be short (in my eyes since I only start the season the day after Thanksgiving), I value it that much more! Christmas songs are on repeat, holiday treats are being baked, and drinking coffee and hot chocolate when the rain is pouring outside. I try to learn something new every year in baking/cooking world, and this year I am pretty excited to say that I played with more meat and making sausages. Cookies are still my standard of baking, but I learned a new pie crust technique that I am now a fan of with no failure. Super excited to share all of these things on this blog, eventually…when I get a chance to write. Now that the year is winding down, I should have more time. Here are some pics of my Christmas tree, and Christmas cookie #1: Graham Cracker, Oatmeal, Chocolate Chip Cookie. The graham cracker makes the smell and the cookie DIVINE.

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Ingredients

Recipe doubled from My Baking Addiction.

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temp

2 cups brown sugar

4 tsp vanilla

2 eggs

1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs (4 wafers)

1 cup old fashioned oats

1 1/2 cups all purpose flour

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

1 1/2 cups chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350 deg.

  1. Mix together brown sugar and brown sugar until creamy, on medium speed.

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2. Mix in vanilla and eggs on medium speed until combined.

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3. Mix in the flour, salt, baking soda, and graham cracker crumbs into the butter/sugar mix on low speed.

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4. Stir in chocolate chips.

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5. Using cookie scoop, drop balls of dough onto baking sheet. I was going for a larger cookie so I used a large cookie scoop.

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6. Place in 350 deg. oven, and for large cookies, bake for 12-15 minutes, until golden brown. For smaller cookies, bake for 8-10 minutes.

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Serve!

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