Monday, January 09, 2012

Oh my goodness!!!!

I made these cookies last night and they were simply amazing! I kid you not! They are actually called "I want to marry you" cookies. And, seriously, with a title like that, how could I resist?

These cookies were good hot out of the oven and they are still amazing this morning. They are quite seriously the perfect cookie. They were easy to make (a few extra steps, but perfect to do while cleaning up an easy dinner and putting kids to bed), had the perfect dough to chocolate chip ratio, nicely colored and soft with a little bit of crunch (just the way my husband likes them, by the way!).

Okay, time to get the little guy up from his nap. I will be back later today with the recipe.

 . . .I'm back (it's nap time again).  Here's the recipe. . . now go out and bake some cookies for someone special.  Send a little love someone's way.  Seriously. . . it's worth it!

"Will you marry me?" Cookies
adapted from

1 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/4 cup brown sugar
1 egg
1 egg yolk
1 tsp vanilla (I don't really measure. . . I just sort of pour it in)
1/4 tsp cinnamon (mine was heaping)
2 cups flour
1 cup oatmeal
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 cup white chocolate chips
1 cup chocolate chips

Combine the melted butter and sugars together.  Let them chill in the fridge for 10 minutes. 

Add egg, yolk, vanilla, and cinnamon. 

Slowly add dry ingredients.  

Let dough chill out in the fridge for 30 minutes.  

Scoop onto cookie sheet lined with your silpat or parchment paper.

Bake at 325 for 12 minutes.  


p.s. did you get any proposals?

1 comment:

  1. I guess I ought to go out and get some white chocolate chips!


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