If You Give A Mouse A Cookie
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Mouse's Chocolate Chip Cookies

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It would be next to impossible to enjoy this through-the-house-follow-the-mouse romp without some yummy chocolate chip cookies. Although this is a special treat, it has heart healthy oats and bittersweet chocolate (The cookies are sweet enough that you don't need milk chocolate or even semi-sweet chocolate).

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Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup oats
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips

Suggested steps for yound readers to do: Measuring ingredients; Stiring ingredients; droping dough onto cookie sheets 

  1. Preheat over to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray to cookie sheets with nonstick spray.
  3. Place oats in a blender or food processor and grind until they resemble flour, about 20 to 30 seconds.
  4. In a medium bowl, place ground oats, flour, baking soda, and salt. Stir to combine.
  5. In a small bowl, beat butter, oil, sugars, egg and vanilla until creamy.
  6. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and beat until combined.
  7. Stir in chips.
  8. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto the greased sheets. 
  9. Bake for about 15 minutes, until golden. 
  10. Cool about 5 minutes on cookie sheets, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely. 
  11. Enjoy!

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