Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
We went to a birthday party Saturday night and came home with yummy leftovers. I decided to send the container back with cookies in it.
I check My Little Kitchen every week, and since I haven't baked lately from Maida Heatter's Cookies, it was tempting to poke around and find something that Cathy's cookie testers had rated highly. Then again, baking this morning was a last minute decision, and not wanting to go to the store for special ingredients, I was limited in my recipe making choices. I decided to go with David Leibovitz's adaptation of Nick Malgieri's version of lower-fat Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, simply because I had everything I needed. The only thing I did to further the adaptation process was to plump the raisins in hot water before adding them to the dough. I think David and Nick would be proud.
Aferward, as I tidied up the kitchen and put away my baking supplies, I realized I did have some chocolate afterall. Anything chocolate is usually more popular than anything not, but I'm sending these anyway.