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Granola Cookies with Chocolate and Roasted Almonds

May 20th, 2009 · No Comments

Read and see more at Bake or Break. Recipe adapted from At Home with Magnolia: Classic American Recipes from the Owner of Magnolia Bakery

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 & 1/2 cups granola
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped roasted almonds*
  • 2/3 cup coarsely chopped chocolate

Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl. Set aside.

In a large bowl, beat butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until smooth, about 2 minutes. Mix in egg and vanilla, beating well. Gradually add dry ingredients, mixing until thoroughly blended. Stir in granola, almonds, and chocolate.

Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Leave several inches between cookies. Refrigerate for 20 minutes. Preheat oven to 350°.

Bake 12-14 minutes. Cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes. Remove cookies to wire racks to cool completely.

Makes about 4 dozen cookies.

*Spread almonds on a baking sheet and place in a 350° oven for about 15 minutes.

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