Lazy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

WHEN YOU DON’T HAVE THE TIME TO MAKE DECADENT COOKIES MAKE THESE EASY LAZY BARS INSTEAD.   The day these Lazy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars were created it was raining outside and all I wanted to do was relax after a long day of work. Instead I divided my time between the couch and the kitchen because I wasn’t going down without a sweet-tooth fix that night. What happens when you take homemade oatmeal cookies and the best chocolate chip cookies and mix them together? You get an amazing oatmeal chocolate chip cookie. But, you’re not in the mood to scoop, roll and press cookies because you want to spend your evening in front of the television watching your favourite movie cuddled with a blanket, glass of milk and something sweet. Time to get lazy in the kitchen and I don’t mean open a bag of Oreos and retire to the couch. In a round-a-bout way this is how my Lazy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars came together without mentioning the disaster our son made. Having a toddler in the house means there is little time to be making cookies when all he wants is my attention. I combined […]

Spiced Rum Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

SPICE GOES A LONG WAY   If oatmeal raisin cookies are what you fancy you must try my spiced rum oatmeal raisin cookies. My wife and I are both fans of oatmeal raisin cookies especially if they are chewy oatmeal raisin cookies. I don’t know why I thought about spicing up the oatmeal raisin cookie but I’m glad I did. Now I can’t keep these oatmeal raisin cookies in the house long enough before the cookie jar is empty. The best part about these oatmeal raisin cookies is that they are easy to make and use everyday pantry items that most people have on hand if they keep a stocked baking pantry.   Making spiced rum oatmeal raisin cookies   I didn’t add traditional spices from the spice cabinet rather I soaked the raisins over-night in Bacardi Spiced Rum. You don’t need lots of rum to soak your raisins so don’t go hog-wild trying to drunken them up. All you need to do is add a 1/4 cup of spiced rum to 2 cups of raisins and cover over-night on the counter. In the morning you will have plump, juicy spiced rum raisins that will change the taste of your […]