Oatmeal Walnut Cookies
Italian Ice , Chef Jeff Henderson, Aired on Wed 6/1
Cookies, Lindy’s Italian Ice factory, Root Beer Float
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WHAT YOU NEED
½ cup granulated sugar
½ cup packed light brown sugar
1/3 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 large organic egg
1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
1 cup instant oats
½ cup raisins
½ cup walnut pieces
WHAT TO DO
1. Preheat oven to 350°. Using a mixer, beat sugar, brown sugar, butter, vanilla, salt and eggs at medium speed until light and fluffy.
2. Add flour and oats to egg mixture; beat until blended. Stir in raisins and walnuts. Drop tablespoon size cookie dough 2 inches apart on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
3. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Rest cookies on pan for 3 minutes. Remove cookies from pan and cool on wire racks.
Meet the Guest Stars
Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)