I used butterscotch chips, nuts, coconut, m&m’s, and of course oats. However, I think they would be fantastic with some raisins or dates, maybe a little orange zest and cinnamon, or peanut butter candies. Honestly, you can just use whatever you like, or whatever you have in your pantry.
Even if you don’t have an egg allergy, you might want these anyway, because the substitute ingredient makes these so soft, so rich, and so flavorful, you literally will not miss the eggs in these chocolate chip cookies.
When you’re just the tiniest bit uncomfortable with the latest situation life threw at you, it helps to have something constant to comfort you. Something you recognize. Something that’s exactly what you expect.
I have a strong belief that there is no discomfort which cannot be softened by baked goods made with buttermilk and chocolate chips.
I suppose some teens would not be amused by something as simple as a chocolate chip spider on a cookie, but I can count on my kids to find some enjoyment in this. Although, to be fair, I’m pretty sure the boys enjoyed the cookies more than the spiders.
I almost didn’t post this recipe. Almost. My son, The Lizard, convinced me to do it, between bites. The thing is, this recipe didn’t turn out exactly the way I planned it in my head. But it tastes so marvelously, fantastically decadent, I knew I had to share it with you.
If anyone asks, that’s why they’re round. Because they look cool. Sleek. Stylish. It’s the next thing in blondies. I’m a trendsetter, y’all.
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