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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. πŸ˜‰

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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. πŸ™‚

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!!

1 HelpMeghanRun August 21, 2009 at 9:48 pm

Crumbly Barney Butter cookies?! Sounds like heaven to me, enjoy!

2 TorontoGirloutWest August 21, 2009 at 9:59 pm

Oh those look delicious!!! Unfortunately I’m cooking in an AC-less home. It’s like 35C in here! lol That’s melting in Fahrenheit! πŸ˜›

I’m going to save the recipe for fall!

3 Rosey Rebecca August 21, 2009 at 10:01 pm

Yum to both your dinner and those cookies!!

4 Niki August 21, 2009 at 10:25 pm

Those cookies look great! I’m definitely trying that recipe!

5 VeggieGirl August 21, 2009 at 10:30 pm

Mmm, mmm, COOKIES.

Enjoy your R&R night!

6 biz319 August 21, 2009 at 11:45 pm

Did you not boil the ravioli, but try to “cook” them with the sauce? Kinda confused on this one!

It doesn’t matter, it looks good and it tasted good!

7 janetha August 22, 2009 at 12:02 am

wow those wonton stuffed thingies you made look great, so creative!!

8 Tay August 22, 2009 at 3:31 am

Wow homemade raviolis sounds BOMB. You’re right – they still taste the same no matter the shape, right! πŸ˜‰

9 sarah (ghost world) August 22, 2009 at 5:28 am

i’m totally impressed at the ravioli! did you come up with that recipe yourself!? i’d love to do more ‘freestyle’ cooking like that.

also, the cookies look fantastic.

10 recipes for creativity August 22, 2009 at 6:40 am

You are just full of good ideas tonight! I should try making my own “ravioli”, too!

11 Madelin August 22, 2009 at 7:25 am

Well done for giving ravioli a go, I’ve never even attempted that!

12 Brandi August 22, 2009 at 7:28 am

those cookies look great!

13 allijag August 22, 2009 at 7:55 am

Love the ravioli idea – nicely done! Even if they did fall apart – they look delicious! πŸ™‚ Have fun with Derek!

14 Ada August 22, 2009 at 8:01 am

Those Nasoya wrappers are SO useful. I always make appetizers for parties by stuffing them with mashed sweet potato, curry powder, onion, and cumin. They end up tasting like Indian samosas! It’s much easier to boil the dumplings rather than sautee them. You know they are done cooking when they float to the top of the pot.

15 Susan August 22, 2009 at 8:11 am

You know, peanut butter cookies have always been my favourite kind of cookie – and I’ve never tried an almond butter variety. I’ve got to do that when it’s no longer too hot to use my oven! πŸ˜› Hope you and Derek had a great night πŸ™‚

16 Lauren August 22, 2009 at 8:56 am

They look and sound wonderful! Peanut butter cookies are such a nice treat. Way to embrace Cookie Friday!!!

And I love your “raviolli” dinner. In no way does the shape of the pasta matter, espeically when its stuffed with ooey goodness like yours.

Hope you enjoy your night on the couch.

17 ksgoodeats August 22, 2009 at 9:14 am

Anything involving Barney Butter has GOT to be delicious! Your cookies look fantastic!

18 Katrina (gluten free gidget) August 22, 2009 at 10:11 am

I just bought rice paper and was thinking about trying the same thing. Hmmm…
Those cookies look awesome!
Massaged kale salad = heaven!

19 Adi (oatonomy.com) August 22, 2009 at 10:28 am

Falling apart or not, those little raviolis look delish!

20 Evan Thomas August 22, 2009 at 10:45 am

Nothing beats nut butter cookies. Thanks for the recipe!

21 Jolene (www.everydayfoodie.ca) August 22, 2009 at 1:39 pm

Not a big pasta lover?????!!!!!!! Haha, I could LIVE on pasta!!!

22 Lizzy August 22, 2009 at 4:21 pm

your cookies look like they came out amazing!

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23 Jenna August 22, 2009 at 7:26 pm

aww i am sorry those won ton wraps exploded on ya! they looked really good though!
the cookies also look delish!

24 Ali August 23, 2009 at 9:06 am

Your “ravioli’s” look awesome!

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