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Oat-Bran Chocolate Chip Cookies

 Oat-Bran Chocolate Chip Cookies
While dabbing in the kitchen one day, my husband, Dale, came up with these hearty cookies. I begged him to make them again, but he hadn't written down the recipe. Ten batches later, he finally recaptured the wonderful flavor.
42 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2-1/2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 package (11-1/2 ounces) milk chocolate chips
  • 2 cups chopped walnuts
  • 1-1/2 cups All-Bran cereal

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add
  • the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in
  • vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to
  • creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake
  • at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to
  • wire racks to cool. Yield: 7 dozen.

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Oat-Bran Chocolate Chip Cookies (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 187 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 147 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.