Cookie Base - Oatmeal and pie spice
  • Cookie Base - makes 40
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  1. Cookie Base -
  2. Heat oven to 375 degree F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or aluminum foil. With an electric mixer on medium-high, beat the butter, brown and granulated sugars, corn syrup, and vanilla for 3 minutes. Add the egg and beat until combined. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, and baking soda. Reduce mixer speed to low and slowly add the flour mixture to the egg mixture. Add ingredients from the variation of your choice. Unless the directions for the variation state otherwise, form the dough into tablespoon-size mounds. Place on the prepared baking sheets, 2 inches apart. Bake until lightly browned at the edges, 2 to 15 minutes. Cool in the baking sheets for 5 minutes. Transfer the cookies to wire racks . Cool completely.
  3. Oatmeal and pie spice - makes 60
  4. Make the cookie base recipe, adding 2 cups oatmeal and 1 teaspoon apple pie or pumpkin pie spice. Shape and bake as in the base recipe.
  5. Cool on the baking sheets for 5 mins, Transfer the cookies to the wire racks.
Recipe Contributor: Genie Safriet