June 17, 2004

GOT MILK?:

Laura Bush's Oatmeal-Chocolate Chunk cookies (Family Circle Election 2004 Cookie Cookoff)

1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) butter, at room temperature
1 cup sugar 1 1/2 cups light-brown sugar
3 eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla
3 cups flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons cinnamon
3 cups quick oats (not old-fashioned)
2 cups chopped walnuts
1 1/2 packages (8 ounces each) chocolate chunks (3 cups)
2 cups coarsely chopped dried sour cherries

Heat oven to 350°. With electric mixer, cream butter and both sugars. Beat in eggs one at a time, then beat in vanilla. Add flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and oats; slowly beat until blended. Stir in walnuts, chocolate and cherries. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheet covered with parchment paper. Bake at 350° for 12 to 15 minutes, until golden brown. Makes about 8 dozen.


The Kerry camp even posted an inferior cookie recipe.

Posted by Orrin Judd at June 17, 2004 3:14 PM
Comments

Teresa Heinz's cookie recipe:
Tell Manuella to make some cookies.
It's just that easy!

Posted by: Governor Breck at June 17, 2004 8:55 PM

John Kerry's cookie recipe:

1) Find a David's Cookies franchise in New York.

2) Use the store's model, from layout to menu, without permission or compensation. Name your store John's Cookies.

3) When David comes in to complain, attempt to sell him the store.

Posted by: John Barrett Jr. at June 17, 2004 11:01 PM
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