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Tuesdays With Dorie: Chockablock Cookies April 27, 2010

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This weeks Tuesdays with Dorie was chosen by Mary of Popsicles and Sandy Feet.  She chose Dorie’s Chockablock Cookies which are located on page 86 in Baking: From My Home to Yours.  I guess you could consider this cookie a throw all cookie…as in you throw a bunch of random yummy stuff in the batter (dried fruit, coconut, oats, chocolate, nuts, etc.) and bake it up 🙂

I have to hurry up and write this entry because I need to leave for work in 30 minutes.  I baked up these little monsters in the oven this afternoon, and the last batch just made its way out of the oven.  For the filling I ended up using golden raisins, coconut, oats, chocolate chips, and hazelnuts.

Why hazelnuts?

They were sitting in my freezer and I needed to use them.

Before baking, the molasses flavor was very prominent in the batter, but after they came out of them oven I couldn’t even taste the molasses.  All I could taste was the wonderful combination of hazelnuts and chocolate.  These giant cookies reminded me of a high ended oatmeal raisin cookie with the added yumminess of hazelnuts and chocolate.  I am sure Mike will grab one of these off the counter when he gets home and not even realize that they have coconut in them 🙂

Thank you for picking these this week Mary.  They were quick and easy to make and they were yummy 🙂

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8 Responses to “Tuesdays With Dorie: Chockablock Cookies”

  1. Jules Says:

    Glad you liked these! I think there’s a bit too much going on for me.

  2. What a brilliant idea the hazelnuts were.

  3. mikejdunlap Says:

    These were great cookies – yours looks wonderful, nice and chock-full of good stuff. Too much for some, but to each their own. Glad you used hazelnuts – they are such the “forgotten” nut!

  4. cindy harris Says:

    I went with walnuts, dates and burgandy chocolate chunks. They were amazing.

  5. Mary Says:

    Yum- hazelnuts. Great idea. Thanks for baking along with me this week.

  6. Teanna Says:

    Mmm hazelnuts! What a great idea!

  7. teaandscones Says:

    Hazelnuts sound good. I would have liked these better without the fruit. May try them that way next time.

  8. pamela Says:

    Mmmm…hazelnuts! They look great.


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