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Chocolate Exquisite Cookies

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Courtesy of Joann Hensley, McGaheysville, Va.


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 ½ cups oatmeal, blended (measure first, and then blend into fine powder)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 12 oz. chocolate chips
  • 9 oz. of Hershey bar, grated
  • 1 ½ cups pecans, chopped


In a mixing bowl, cream butter and both sugars together. Add eggs and vanilla. Beat until smooth.

In a separate bowl, mix flour, oatmeal, salt, baking powder and baking soda together. Gradually

add dry ingredients to cream mixture. Add chocolate chips, grated Hershey bar and pecans.

Drop from a 1-inch ice cream scoop onto parchment-lined cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees

for 9 to 11 minutes or until lightly browned.

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