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Finest Hour Cookies

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“Cookie making is an art, and I am not only an artist, but a perfectionist. After many tweaks to this recipe, I've decided that it's as good as it possibly can become.”
2-3 dozen

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to approximately 360 degrees.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine flour, ginger, salt and baking soda, set aside.
  3. Melt chocolate bar in double boiler or microwave.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter, sugar, brown sugar and extracts until thoroughly mixed.
  5. Add one egg at a time, mixing on low speed, scraping down sides of bowl between each egg.
  6. Add melted chocolate bar and peanut butter, mixing on low until throughly combined.
  7. Slowly add flour mixture to batter.
  8. Stir in oats and chocolate chunks by hand.
  9. Form balls by rolling between hands or drop by heaping tablespoons onto baking sheet then slightly flatten balls on baking sheet.
  10. Bake for 9-11 minutes, until slightly golden, rotating sheets halfway through cooking time.
  11. Let cool on sheet for 5 minutes, then transfer to wire rack or wax paper to cool completely.

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