Sunday, May 1, 2011
Oatmeal Cookies with Strawberries
Did I ever tell you guys that I am lazy but at the same time have super freaky high anxiety? Basically this means that I want to sit on the couch while my house cleans itself because I can’t deal with a messy house or crazy food smooshing in your carpet toddlers.
My little human stomped Strawberries into the carpet. Anxiety meter on high alert *beeeeeep*
I still took her punk butt to Chuck E. Cheese's, and won her a plastic straw - that plastic Straw set me back like 10 bucks but was totally worth it. I also might have taken some tokens from Indy because well I hadn’t played that throw the ball game in quite some and when she launched her ball 6 rows over I sorta felt like I should take over. *beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep*
Right now she keeps putting her freakin feet on me and this laptop *beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep*
Activate Disney Channel Stat, or this post might not make it up here.
INGREDIENTS (makes 16)
½ cup + 2tbs butter, softened
¼ cup brown sugar
¼ cup granulated sugar
1 egg, beaten
1 tsp vanilla extract
¾ cup flour
½ tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt
½ tsp cinnamon
1 ½ cups quick cooking oatmeal
¾ cup, diced strawberries
Pre-Heat your oven to 350.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a large bowl cream together your butter and both sugars. Add in the egg and the Vanilla Extract. Next stir in the quick cooking oatmeal.
Now add in the strawberries, be light handed so you don’t injure those sweet berries. Roll dough into large tablespoon sized balls. These cookies do not spread very far, so you can put a decent amount on your pan.
Bake for 12-15 minutes, then remove and place on a wire rack to cool. As with any dessert with fresh berries, the cookies will become more moist over time and are best enjoyed as soon as possible.
Oh crap…what was that, “Indy?? Indy, what are you doing??”