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Neiman-Marcus Cookie Recipe

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The recipe can be halved.

Ingredients

2 cups butter
2 cups sugar
2 cups brown sugar
4 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
4 cups flour
5 cups "blended" oatmeal (Blended oatmeal: Measure and blend in a blender to a fine powder) (regular oatmeal not quick cook)
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
24 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
1 bar (8 pounces) Hershey's chocolate, grated
3 cups chopped nuts

Instructions

Cream butter and both sugars. Add eggs and vanilla. Mix together with flour, oatmeal, salt, baking powder and baking soda. Add chocolate chips, grated chocolate and nuts. Roll into balls and place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 6 minutes at 350 degrees. Makes 12 dozen cookies.

Kathy Little
Milan




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