Recipe for Oatmeal Uglies
Oatmeal Uglies are a win-win for everyone, and may very well become a favorite. This recipe was loosely adapted from an excellent cookbook – caramel lovers will especially love it - Caramel, Caramel, & More Caramel by Michal Moses and Ivana Nitzen.
6 dozen cookies
1 1/3 cups butter
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 tablespoons corn syrup
2 1/2 cups oatmeal
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup finely chopped pecans
1 1/2 cups caramel chunks, cut from a block of prepared caramel such as Peter's (1/4" chunks)
- Preheat oven to 350°.
- Line several baking sheets with parchment.
- In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar; beat in the eggs, vanilla, and corn syrup.
- Place the oatmeal in the food processor and process until very fine; add to the butter/sugar mixture.
- Measure the flour, baking soda, and salt into a fine strainer set over the mixture.
- Shake through; with the mixer turned to low, mix well.
- Stir in the chocolate chips, pecans, and caramel pieces.
- Scoop tablespoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheets.
- Bake 12-15 minutes or until the edges are browned.
- Let sit on the sheets at least 5 minutes before placing them on cooling racks.
- Store in an airtight container with parchment or waxed paper in between each layer to prevent sticking.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 112 Calories from Fat 59
Percent Total Calories From: Fat 53% Protein 4% Carb. 43%
Nutrient Amount per Cookie
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Sodium 93 mg
Total Carbohydrate 12 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 1 g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 0% Iron 2%
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