Tuesday, August 21, 2012

. . . Cookie Time Tuesday--Guest Post by Lizy B . . .

In the next few weeks you will see some very talented baker's doing guest posts for Cookie Time Tuesday and today I am excited to present this week’s guest blogger for Cookie Time Tuesday…Lizy B Bakes.  She is always sharing amazing recipes and this one won’t disappoint.  I hope you enjoy her blog and this great recipe!  

There is a link at the bottom for the printable recipe.

Hi there, I'm Lizy B!  

I'm so excited to stop by and share my very favorite cookie recipe with you!!!

This recipe came about in a silly sort of way.  When my family and I travel anywhere with friends, I always bring cookies (if you've ever stopped by my blog this won't surprise you too much).  

One particular trip I sent out the email I always send...

"I'm turning on the oven today to bake cookies for our trip...any requests?"

I usually hear...'Chocolate chip'....'Peanut Butter'....'anything with some sugar in it...'

but this day, Miss Christy replied...

"How about......Oatmeal Raisin Pecan?!"

And that was that.

These are now the cookie that I can't ever bake for myself.

Know why?

Because I will eat them ALL!!!!!!!!!

(that's not a joke people....it has happened...more than once)

Big and Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Pecan Cookies

1 1/2 cups A.P. flour
1 1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 lb. unsalted butter (room temp)
1 cup lt. brown sugar - packed
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs (room temp)
3 cups rolled oats
1 1/2 cups raisins
1 cup pecans-broken or coarsely chopped

preheat oven to 350-makes approximately 32 cookies

Whisk together flour, salt and baking powder in a mixing bowl and set aside.
In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat butter until creamy.  Add sugars and beat until fluffy, approx 3 min.  Beat in eggs, one at a time.  Incorporate dry ingredients using your mixer's lowest setting.  Then add oats, raisins and pecans.  (You can chop your pecans if you like. I measure out one cup of pecan halves, scoop a few into my hand at a time, and crack them as I drop them into the bowl)  Scoop out onto parchment or silpat lined baking sheets.  Bake 14-16 minutes.  They are done when the edges just start to turn brown, the rest of the cookie will look underdone.  

(If you eat one right away...the center will still be gooey.)  

Here's the best part....there's oatmeal, pecans and raisins....remind you of anything?

That sounds like breakfast to me!

(I think even Dr. Oz would approve of the whole grains, don't you?)

Thanks for having me over to your blog Lindy!

Hope you'll all stop by the Lizy B blog to say Hi! 

Printable Recipe


  1. Mmmm... I love oatmeal raisin! You had me hooked when you mentioned to gooey center!

  2. Oh yum! I like the thought of pecans thrown in too. I'll try this at my house.

  3. I love oatmeal cookies. Adding raisins and pecans makes this awesome!

  4. Oh you got me at the pecan!! These look fantastic! Thank you so very much for sharing your recipe with us all!

  5. Thank you so much ladies! I think you will really enjoy these yummy cookies. She is a very talented baker!

  6. These look absolutely delicious!! I never thought to add pecans but that makes it sound even more yummy! Thanks for the recipe!

  7. Yummy! I love any kind of cookies, so I'm excited to try these! Thanks for sharing.


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