Friday, August 21, 2009

Barney Butter Oatmeal Cookies

by Meghann on August 21, 2009

Mmm… cookies!

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I was inspired by Caitlin‘s Bake Sale at the Healthy Living Summit last week to bake up a batch of my own cookies.

I am in not way shape or form a baker, but every once in a while the mood does strike.

After browsing a few recipe ideas I decided to take advantage of the Barney Butter Oatmeal Cookie recipe card that came in my swag bag.

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The recipe can also be found online here.

A couple changes I made

  • Halved the recipe
  • Whole Wheat Flour instead of Oat Flour
  • Left out the Almond Extract
  • Only used a small handful of chocolate chips and craisins

Another swag bag find helped me mix the batter.

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Love my Oikos spatula!

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While the cookies were baking I started piecing together a fun dinner as well.

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I picked up these Nasoya wraps with a coupon I got at the summit and decided to make some ravioli with them. Well atleast my version of ravioli. 😉

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For the filling I combined:

  • Mashed up Chickpeas
  • Tomato
  • Basil
  • Mozzarella

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All filled up.

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I gave up trying to make them look like actual ravioli and just went with the haphazard squished look.

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Unfortunately my haphazardness bombed in the pan. I tried to heat them up with some red sauce, but they just fell apart.

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They were still really good though! The mozzarella in the middle heated up and became all gooey. I’m not even a big pasta lover and i loved this delish. I think it worked better having them fall apart. 🙂

On the side I made a massage kale salad with tomatoes and mushrooms.

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I’m happy to say Derek had the kale salad too and finished his plate. Major brownie points!

For dessert you know there were cookies!!

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These came out great! Perfectly crumbly and almond buttery. I had one of the cookies and split the other with Derek.

Time to relax and cuddle on the couch. Hopefully there’s something good on tv.

Good night!!

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