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Oatmeal Chocolate Brown Butter Cookies

Brown butter. You’ve got to love it. It really makes anything taste amazing. There’s also gooey chocolate chunks and oats in these cookies, so you can claim that they’re healthy. I found the recipe here.

Ingredients:
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1 1/4 cup flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
3/4 cup oats (not quick-cook)
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup loosely packed brown sugar
1 large egg
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup chocolate chunks
Felicity Huffman's What the Flicka? Oatmeal Chocolate Brown Butter Cookies
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a small sauce pan, heat the butter, whisking constantly until browned. Remove the saucepan from heat and continue to whisk for an additional 30 seconds. Set aside and let the butter cool completely. In a mixing bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and oats. Set aside.

Once the butter has cooled, mix it with the two sugars until combined. Mix in the egg and vanilla. Add the flour mixture and chocolate chunks. Combine with hands until a dough forms. Chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

Form dough into 1 1/2 inch balls and place 2 inches apart on a prepared baking sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes, or until the edges and bottoms are golden brown.

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THE AUTHOR

Elle's a work at home mom just trying to keep her sanity and 5 year old daughter in one piece. She's also a military wife to a great guy that she can complain about on occasion. If you give Elle peanut butter filled pretzels or a cherry limeade, she'll love you forever. Her laptop is an extra appendage ...

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