Saturday, December 8, 2012

Lulu Finds - A Cookie Adventure: Part 1

Since Geant opened I don't frequent Lulu anymore.  However, the other day, I paid the ever-so-hyper-market and was greeted with a cacophony of chips.  My kids freaked out and the nanny thought I was going away for a while - or prepping for war. Behold my bounty:

Funnily enough, the recipes on the back are award-winning blue-ribbon recipes, so don't belittle them. My first cookie victim was the cinnamon chips.  The recipe on the back was for oatmeal raisin cookies with cinnamon chips.  I LOVE OATMEAL RAISIN.  My husband does too.  My kids on the other hand snack on raisins day-in, day-out.  A perfect family treat I figured.

The end-result was this heavenly bite of calories:

You can find the recipe on the Hershey's website here.  I followed it to the dot. If you don't have any cinnamon chips, go for 1 and a half teaspoons of ground cinnamon.  I also added 2 teaspoons of flax seeds because they are good for you.  So no, I didn't follow it to the dot.  I just added a few...

Important baking tip: Always make sure you use proper measuring cups and spoons.  Speaking of measuring cups, how adorable are mine:
Bought them from Amazon here

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