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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Treat Tuesday #141 (Book Release Day)

Treat Tuesday:  Cranberry Chunk Cookies

*Graduation season is upon us.

*A close family friend has a son graduating and they requested my wife make these cookies.

*She usually makes them during the Christmas season, but made an exception and made them for the party.

*Lucky for us there were left-overs which we will be enjoying this week!

*2/3 cup butter or margarine, softened (my wife used butter)
*2/3 cup brown sugar
*2 large eggs
*1  1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
*1  1/2 cups flour
*1 teaspoon baking soda
*1/2 teaspoon salt
*1 6-ounce package Ocean Spray Craisins (Original Dried Cranberries)
*2/3 cup white chocolate chunks or chips

-Preheat over to 375 degrees.

-Using an electric mixer, beat butter or margarine and sugar together in a medium mixing bowl until light and fluffy.

-Add eggs, mixing well.

-Combine oats, flour, baking soda and salt in a separate mixing bowl.

-Add to butter mixture in several additions, mixing well after each addition.

-Stir in dried cranberries and white chocolate chunks.

-Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.

-Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.  (We did 12 minutes)

-Cool on wire rack.

-Makes approximately 2 1/2 dozen cookies.

Treat Tuesday:  Middle-Grade Novel

Treat Tuesday:  Young-Adult Novel

*Released 2015

*Released today

Treat Tuesday:  Adult Novel

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