I recieved the following recipe via E-mail and it has a great story attached to it.
Who knows whether this is a true
story or an urban legend! But I do know that the cookies are very tasty...
2 cups butter
2 cups sugar
2 cups brown sugar
2 tsp. vanilla extract
4 cups flour
5 cups blended oatmeal*
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. baking soda
24 oz. chocolate chips
1-8 oz. Hershey bar, grated
3 cups chopped nuts
Cream butter and both sugars.
Add eggs and vanilla.
Mix together with flour, oatmeal, salt, baking powder and soda.
Add chocolate chips,
Hershey bar and nuts.
Roll into balls and place two inches apart on a cookie sheet.
Bake for 10 minutes at 375 degrees.
Makes about 110 cookies (recipe may be halved**).
* Measure oatmeal and blend in a blender or food processor to a fine
** I recommend making only half the amount unless you have an extra large capacity standing mixer and lots of
cookie sheets! Enjoy!
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
5 cups vegetable stock
1 cup (about) milk
1 turnip (about 12 oz), peeled, cut into 3/4"
8 cups thinly sliced leeks (about 5 large; white and pale green parts only)
1 large potato (about 10 oz), peeled,
cut into 3/4" pieces
1. Melt butter in heavy, large pot over medium heat.
2. Add leeks, turnip, and potato. Stir to coat.
3. Reduce heat
to very low. Cover and cook until leeks are translucent, stirring occasionally for about 30 minutes.
4. Stir in vegetable
5. Increase heat to medium.
6. Cover and simmer until turnip and potatoes are tender, about 45 minutes.
Working in batches, puree soup in blender.
8. Return soup to pot.
9. Thin with milk to desired consistency.
with salt and pepper.