Monday, 30 March 2015

Loaded Cookies


A few weeks ago I had some rice krispie cereal hanging about that the kids decided they didn’t like anymore, and I remembered eating a chocolate chip cookie with rice krispies at some point in my childhood. I searched and found similar recipes online, but nothing that ticked all the boxes –  so I conjured up my own version!

When I told my mom about them, she said, “Whoa, those sound like loaded cookies!” and thus I had the name.

I’ve written this in US terms/UK terms, but as always, please email me if you have any questions. Bon app├ętit!


Preheat the oven to 350°F/180°C.

Mix together
1 c. /240g unsalted butter
1 c./200g sugar/caster sugar
1 c./200g light brown sugar
until light and fluffy.

Add
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
and mix well.


In a separate bowl, blend
2 c./340g plain flour
1 teaspoon baking soda/bicarbonate of soda
½ teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt

Then, with the mixer on low, gradually add the dry ingredients 
to the butter mixture.

Now for the magic:


Stir in
1 c./100g rolled oats/porridge oats
2 c./60g rice krispies cereal
1 c./80g flaked coconut/desiccated coconut (note: US-style flaked coconut works better in this recipe – try here for a UK source)
1 c./180g chocolate chips
being careful not to overmix or crush the cereal!


Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto baking sheets lined with parchment. I use a small ice cream scoop for uniform size (and it looks proper professional!).

Bake cookies for 7-9 minutes or until golden brown, rotating the baking sheets halfway through cooking. Transfer to wire racks to cool.


I don’t know where that last one went...

Happy baking!
Chrissie x


14 comments:

  1. These sound similar to loaded cookies that I was watching on The Pioneer Woman recently! Yours are less enormous and far more reasonable in size and quantity than hers! Hope you enjoyed them. xx

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  2. They looks so yummy!!! I think I am going to do some baking over Easter!! Thanks for sharing your recipe!
    keep well

    Amanda xx

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  3. OOHhh delicious!!! Thanks for sharing, I wonder if the kids fancy doing some baking in the holidays....??? Hope so! Sam xxxx

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  4. I have never come across them before they look/sound delicious.

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  5. They look as if they come out of a pack of cookies you buy in the store - what a great idea to use the ice cream scoop !!
    Come to think of it, maybe that wasn't such a good idea... Nobody will believe you've made them yourself...;-)))

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  6. Hi Chrissie, I am missing your posts but I am glad you have called in with this one. I have a lovely summer dress top tutorial on my blog at the moment which would look fab on your little girlie, do pop over and have a look. Jo x

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  7. These sound yummy and what do you know I've got a box of Krispies in my cupboard just waiting for me to do something with them! Thanks for the recipe.

    ukcitycrafter@live.co.uk

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  8. Everyone is sharing cookie recipes this past week or so ... goodness help our waistlines if I find time for a baking session!

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  9. How delicious Chrissie! I remember these too, and making them for my girls when small. We will have to try them out with your recipe-don't think they will last long! Happy Easter xx

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  10. Oh now they look yummy! Thanks for the recipe : ) xoRobin

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  11. These cookies looks yuummmy! Thanks for the recipe.

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  12. They look lovely - I will have to try the recipe. I have just put a post about cookies on my blog today. Joan at www.aviewtothefells.com

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  13. These look good. It's nice to have something other than rice krispie squares to make with rice krispie cereal. Have a great weekend. x

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  14. They look yummy, I must try rice krispies in my next patch of cookies excellent idea :)

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