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Two Peas and Their Pod: Dorie's Chocolate Oatmeal Drops

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Dorie's Chocolate Oatmeal Drops

Dorie did it again! I made her Chocolate Oatmeal Drops from Baking From My Home to Yours and they were fabulous! This cookie has cocoa and bittersweet chocolate, so if you are a chocolate lover, this is the cookie for you! They are similar in taste to a brownie but the texture is crisp and chewy, due to the oatmeal and brown sugar. The center of the cookies are soft and rich! Grab a glass of milk and enjoy!

Mixing away! I didn't even need my Kitchenaid for this one!

I love my Silpats!

Right out of the oven! YUM!

Makes about 50 cookies

1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
2 sticks (8oz) butter
1 Tb. water
1 1/2 cups packed light brown sugar
9 oz. bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
2 large eggs
1 1/2 cups old fashioned oats

Preheat oven to 350.
Sift together the flour, cocoa, baking soda and cinnamon.
Set a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water. Put the butter in the bowl and add the water, then the brown sugar and the chocolate. Melt on low heat, stirring occasionally. Don't let the ingredients get too hot, the mixture will remain grainy.
Remove from the heat and whisk in the eggs, one at a time. Whisk in the dry ingredients, then the oats. Do not stir too much.
Drop by tablespoonfuls on parchement paper lined baking sheet and bake for about 12 minutes.
Remove from oven and let cool to room temp. The soft center will harden once the cookies are out of the oven.

Thanks Dorie! I will be making these again when I am in the mood for a chewy, chocolate cookie! These were delightful!

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Blogger Kimi said...

So much dark chocolate! Yum!
Did you make the banana muffins?

7:50 AM  
Blogger Suburban Monkey said...

Looks great! Def have to make these for Ben, he loves any kind of cookie with oatmeal in them.

7:51 AM  
Blogger kat said...

oh these cookies sound right up our alley!

7:54 AM  
Blogger Nicole and Abe said...

mmm...I love the recipes that you post. I will have to make these.

7:55 AM  
Blogger RecipeGirl said...

Yay, another Dorie find!

I have those silpats and I always forget to use them. I'm attached to Parchment!

7:56 AM  
Blogger Beth (jamandcream) said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog. These look great and now I have american cups I can make these without the hassle of converting ingredients! My daughter and hubby would love these

8:13 AM  
Blogger Kelley Flint said...

So I looked up this recipe last night after I saw them on your previous post. I think I'm definitely going to have to try these ones out.

9:39 AM  
Blogger Deborah said...

There is so much from that book that I want to make. Need to add these to the list!

9:51 AM  
Blogger eatme_delicious said...

Ooo yum I'm going to have to make these!!

12:07 PM  
Blogger Mary Ann said...

Those look wonderful! Dorie is a genius.

12:42 PM  
Blogger Stacey Snacks said...

Hi Maria.
Nice to see you on my blog.
Your cookies look great!
You can get purple potatoes at Trader Joe's (they come in a mixture w/ red & Yukon gold), or if you live close to Long Island, NY, I always find them in The Hamptons!
Thanks for stopping by! I have a new blog to check out!

1:06 PM  
Blogger La Bella Cooks said...

Oh my goodness, those look decadent! There is no such thing as too much chocolate, right?

1:24 PM  
Blogger Kymmie's Cakes said...

I love the post! I saw those cookies in her book but was a little tentative to try them because I am not a fan of chocolate and cinnamon together. But I think you're post convinced me that I should try 'em.

2:15 PM  
Blogger Lynne Daley said...

These look fabulous! I'll have to make them.

2:54 PM  
Blogger Leslie said...

These are some mighty fine looking cookies! I am a chocolate FREAK!!!!

3:02 PM  
Blogger Pam said...

They look so rich and delicious... my husband would love them.

4:32 PM  
Blogger Jersey Girl Cooks said...

They look yummy! Oh, I wish I had a silipat. Thanks for stopping by my blog!

5:34 PM  
Blogger Jacque said...

Oh wow, what an interesting combination. I think I'll have to try these.

Yours look fantastic!

7:04 PM  
Blogger Vera said...

I remember these! I baked them some time ago and loved the result.

10:44 PM  

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