Do the Monster Mash…Cookies!

Halloween is certainly in our midst! As my sister recently visited my home, I couldn’t let her leave empty handed. She asked for oatmeal cookies, and as we discussed their flavor we kept adding to the mix. We wanted oatmeal, with chocolate, with walnuts, and maybe even mint flavored. To top it all off, we needed the green food coloring! If you’re looking for a great, flavorful cookie, this is certainly the one for you! No, you don’t have to add the food coloring to them, but hey, Halloween is coming!

Monster Mash Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients…

1 C Whole Wheat Flour

1 Tsp Baking Powder

1/2 Tsp Baking Soda

1/2 Tsp Salt

1/2 Tsp Cinnamon

2  Tbsp Butter

1/2 C White Sugar

1/2 C Brown Sugar

1 Egg

1/2 C Applesauce, Unsweetened

1/2 Tsp Pure Vanilla Extract

2 Tsp Pure Mint Extract

2 C Oats

1 C Carob Chips (or regular chocolate chips)

3/4 C Chopped Walnuts

Green Food Coloring

Preheat your oven to 350

Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Set aside.

Cream butter and sugar, add egg, add applesauce, and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture, add oats, add walnuts, then add the carob chips. Stir in green food coloring.

Drop by tablespoons on a greased cookie sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Let cool on oven top for 10 minutes.

Happy Pre-Halloween baking, friends!

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