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Special Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

With oats, vanilla chips, a crunch candy bar and a strawberry drizzle, each bite of this cookie is packed with wonderful flavor!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1 hour Bake: 15 min./batch + cooling YIELD:56 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 Nestlé Crunch candy bar (1.4 ounces), broken into pieces
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup vanilla or white chips
  • ICING:
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons strawberry or raspberry extract
  • 1 to 2 drops red food coloring, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a food processor, combine the oats, candy bar and pecans. Cover and process until finely chopped; set aside.
  • 2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt and reserved oat mixture; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in chips.
  • 3. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 11-13 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.
  • 4. Combine the icing ingredients until smooth; drizzle over cookies. Let stand until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 4-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 124 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 84 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.