Sunday, July 01, 2012

Celebrating Independence Blog Hop ~ Day 1



Welcome blog-hoppers for the first day of the Celebrating Independence Blog Hop.
I'm giving away a $50 Jewelry Shopping Spree.
To enter you do two things:
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1. Click the JOIN THIS SITE tab at the top of the righthand column and join (If you don't see the link, then you may already be a member).
2. Leave a comment on this post.

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Here's a yummy recipe to try. Come back all 4 days for more recipes. Save them for later though, so you can continue on your hop. Just click here to return to the list of blogs and pick you new destination.


Breakfast Cookies


3/4 cup whole-wheat bread flour
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup dark brown sugar
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 egg 
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup corn cereal flakes
1/3 cup raisins
1/3 cup chopped pecans


Place rack in center of oven and preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Combine flours, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in a bowl, set aside. Combine butter, oil and sugars in a mixing bowl for 2 minutes. Add egg and vanilla and beat another minute. Add flour mixture, beat another minute. Stir in oats, flakes, raisins and pecans.

Cover Cookie sheet with parchment paper. Form ball with about 3 tablespoons of dough and space 2-1/2" on the parchment. Flatten balls to 1/4-inch thick. Bake for 10-12 minutes at 350 degrees.

23 comments:

  1. Oh yum, I love oatmeal cookies! (torymichaels(@)live(.)com)

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  2. I joined. Thanks for the recipe. Would it work with gluten free flour?
    debby236 at gmail dot com

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  3. Great recipe...thanks for the hop.
    Yvette
    yratpatrol@aol.com

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  4. Those look delicious. Yum

    Wolphcall(at)bellsouth(dot)net

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  5. Those look fantastic!!

    sionedkla@gmail.com

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  6. yummy cookies will be making thanks also joined your website ;) happy 4th of july to everyone in my house we are double celebrating my 4 year old went into remission she won this battle against cancer jcanoto@yahoo.com

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  7. Thanks for the great recipe and giveaway! I joined. Happy 4th of July! cheryllynne(at)rocketmail(dot)com

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  8. that's a wonderful recipe. and thanks for the hop

    laurie
    parisfan_ca@yahoo.com

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  9. Thanks for the cookie recipe & for being a part of this fun blog hop too.

    GFC = Juana Esparza

    jmesparza821(at)gmail(dot)com

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  10. Thank you for the cookie recipe they look so yummy!
    GFC Carin
    mawmom@gmail.com

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  11. Thanks for the recipe and for the contest!

    evabrittcc@gmail.com

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  12. Happy 4th of July! Thanks for the recipe and the giveaway!
    flava_sava_chick@yahoo.com

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  13. Happy 4th of July. I'm a follower already. <^_^>
    Thanks for being part of the hop and for the chance to win.
    reneebennett35(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  14. Recipes & a giveaway - you rock! :-) Thanks for joining the hop. Those cookies are making me hungry. I may have to stop hopping long enough to get a snack.
    GFC - isabelli3619
    isabelli3619 (at) aol (dot) com

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  15. I will definitely be trying to cookies. Thanks for the holiday hop.
    koonie2888 at yahoo dot com

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  16. Looks yummy:)

    reginamayross@gmail.com

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  17. I love, Love oatmeal cookies...
    GFC/ ronnkelly3

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    ronnkelly3(at)aol(dot)com

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  18. Hmm, I might try these. I might substitute the wholewheat bread flour for regular bread flour. But besides that I think I might give them a try!

    Thanks!
    GFC - Rae M.
    rae.gwendy(at)gmail(dot)com

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  19. Thanks so much! I love watching the fireworks with the kids! They get so excited!!!

    forettarose@yahoo.com

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  20. Yum! These look good :) Happy 4th!

    penumbrareads(at)gmail(dot)com

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  21. These look really great. I don't like to eat much for breakfast but often get nauseous if I skip it completely. These look like they would be great.
    GFC: June M.
    manning_j2004 at yahoo dot com

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  22. Thanks for the great recipes. Not only is my TBR getting great books, I am getting great food. Thanks.
    Mel
    bournmelissa at hotmail dot com

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  23. thanks hope you had a great 4th of July!!!

    evelynmoly@yahoo.com

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