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Excessively Good Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"If you need to feed a bunch of kids, this is the recipe. I have had it for years and use it often for the grandchildren."
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servings 263
Original recipe yields 65 servings (130 cookies)


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  1. In a large bowl cream, sugar, butter, and maple syrup. Add eggs and vanilla.
  2. Grind the oats in a food processor to a coarse texture. Mix the dry ingredients together (except chocolate) and pour in half, add the cracker crumbs and nuts, mix well and add the rest of the dry ingredients. NOTE: You can use any one of the following kinds of nuts: peanuts, almonds, pecans, walnuts, filberts, cashews or chestnuts.
  3. Add the chocolate chips and chocolate pieces last and form into small balls and place on a ungreased cookie sheet 3 inches apart. Press the cookies flat.
  4. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Dough also freezes well.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 263 calories; 14.4 32 3.7 12 130 Full nutrition

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This recipe makes for some tasty cookies, but has some obvious mistakes and should be revised. The main one is that the oil called for in ingredients is never mentioned in the directions (I put...

Sorry, I did not care for these cookies. They turned out way too soft. They were hard to get off the pan. Maybe I ground the oatmeal too much?! My daughter didn't like them either. I won't ...

Makes a huge batch, so there's always some to freeze for later. Contains some unusual but fun ingredients, yet it's easy to adapt depending on what's on-hand.