Revolution Cookies

A cookie that is so good it will revolutionize what you think a cookie should be. Recipe at MadeFromPinterest.netNestle Toll House Cookies were born of a mistake. An accident. According to the Nestle website, Ruth, one of the owners of the Toll House Inn, chopped up a Nestle chocolate bar and put it in her butter cookie recipe. She thought they would melt into the batter and create a chocolate cookie. Instead, the chocolate held it’s shape, and the resulting recipe became very popular. These Revolution Cookies were born because I was making my favorite chocolate chip oatmeal raisin cookies. After mixing up my batter I went to the pantry and found I had no chocolate chips and no raisins! I got creative in the pantry and put tried white chips and Craisins. The day I made this recipe for the first time was a revolution in cookie making for our family. These were devoured. We made batch after batch and couldn’t get enough of them.

The flavor and texture of this cookie are created from a few key ingredients. A mixture of white and dark brown sugar, and, would you believe it, a teaspoon of water? I found when I used all dark brown sugar the flavor was too strong, but the combination of the light and dark brown sugar gives the cookie a more robust flavor that is not overpowering. The teaspoon of water does something magic  to soften the cookie and keep it soft. I like to pull mine out of the oven when they look almost done, but not quite. A little underdone with a golden blond color is perfect for a chewy cookie that stays soft.
Revolution Cookies - A recipe that will revolutionize your idea of what a cookie should be from the crazy sisters @ MadeFromPinterest.net

Revolution Cookies
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup softened butter
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • ½ cup dark brown sugar
  • 2½ cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • 2½ cup flour
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 1 cups white chips
  • 1 cups dried fruit of your choice (dried cranberries, cherries, blueberries are my favorites)

Instructions
  1. Cream together butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugars. Add vanilla, and eggs and beat until well blended.
  2. Combine oats, flour, salt and baking soda. Slowly add ½ of the dry ingredients to butter mixture until combined. Mix in teaspoon of water and then the remaining dry ingredients.
  3. Stir in chips and dried fruit.
  4. Using medium cookie scoop, or generous spoonful drop on parchment or Silpat lined cookie sheet.
  5. Bake at 325 degrees for 8-10 minutes.

If you like homemade cookies you may also like Flourless Chocolate Cookies, Brown Sugar Snickerdoodles, Righteous Chocolate Chip Cookies or Wicked Good Chocolate Chip Cookies.

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Comments

  1. Love all the varieties! Yum!!

  2. These look and sound fabulous. I love the combo of the white chocolate and dried fruit. Thanks for sharing at Simple Supper Tuesday.

  3. These are too cute, and I love the name!

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