Tested till perfect Everything but the Kitchen Sink Oatmeal Cookies

Everything but the Kitchen Sink Oatmeal Cookies

For that festive touch, look for red and green candy-coated chocolate pieces available during the holidays.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: December 2007

Recipe3 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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  • Portion size 36 cookies


  • 1 cup 1cupall-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp 1tspbaking soda
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspbaking powder
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspcinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspsalt
  • 3/4 cup 3/4cupunsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup 3/4cuppacked brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspgranulated sugar
  • 1 1eggeggs
  • 1 tsp 1tspvanilla
  • 2-1/2 cups 2-1/2cupsquick-cooking rolled oats
  • 1 cup 1cupunsweetened desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup 1cuprice crisp cereal, cornflakes or other non-sugar-coated cereal
  • 3/4 cup 3/4cupcandy-coated chocolate pieces, (such as M & Ms)
  • 2 oz 2ozsemisweet chocolate, chopped
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In bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt ; set aside. In separate large bowl, beat butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar until light and creamy, 1 minute. Beat in egg and vanilla until combined.

Using wooden spoon, stir in flour mixture, oats, coconut, cereal, candy-coated chocolate and semisweet chocolate until combined.

Firmly press by 2 tbsp (25 mL) into balls (dough may seem crumbly); place, 2 inches (5 cm) apart, on 2 parchment paper–lined rimless baking sheets. Bake in top and bottom thirds of 350°F (180°C) oven, rotating and switching pans halfway through, for about 12 minutes or until edges and tops begin to brown.

Remove from oven; press centre of each cookie with palm of hand. Transfer to racks; let cool. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 1 week.)

Nutritional Information Per cookie: about

cal 139 pro 2g total fat 7g sat. fat 5g
carb 17g fibre 1g chol 16mg sodium 87mg

% RDI:

calcium 2 iron 6 vit A 4 folate 5
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