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Toasted Almond Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies for #SundaySupper

Toasted Almond Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Happy Mother’s Day!!! What a special day, indeed! I am sure the day is going to be filled with homemade breakfasts, handmade gifts, flowers, and all sorts of fun to celebrate all the mothers out there!! Of course, Sunday Supper is in on the fun, and I am bringing some Toasted Almond Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies to the table!

Toasted Almond Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have to admit – this year feels a little like limbo to me. With our adoption currently in progress, I am not technically a mother…but hopefully by this time next year I will be! Of course, nothing is certain but Justin and I are keeping a positive mindset about the timing. I know a lot of women who are pregnant during Mother’s Day will celebrate as a “mother-to-be,” but as with a lot of things in the adoption process, I’m not sure what the thing to do is! It’s possible (hopefully not, but hey – let’s be realistic) that at this time next year I could be in the same shoes. Ah, well – what can you do? One thing I DO know is that I am a “furmom” of two amazing pups, so there’s that at least!

Toasted Almond Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Anyway – on to Mother’s Day goodies! My mom and I are truly alike in so many ways, from our taste in decor to our taste in food and sweets. I would say we are both on the “simpler” side when it comes to treats. Give me an amazing, classic cookie any day over some fancy complicated dessert! That is precisely why I whipped up a big batch of these toasted almond chocolate chip cookies for this celebration.

Toasted Almond Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sweetness from the chocolate chips in the cookie: check. Slightly salty and crunchy almonds: check. Oatmeal for extra texture: check. Homemade goodness: check. Trying to get your husband to stop eating all of the cookies before you can take pictures of them: check.

Toasted Almond Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Come on now, people: salty and sweet? The perfect combination. Adding the toasted almonds to the cookies is a step that takes an additional 5 minutes or so in your prep time, but is totally worth it for the final result. Super delicious!

Toasted Almond Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Toasted Almond Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
 
Toasted Almond Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies are the perfect combination of salty, sweet, and oh so delicious! You need to whip up a batch!
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup almonds (plain or lightly salted)
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ⅔ cup light brown sugar, packed
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup oats
  • 12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Turn a dry skillet to medium heat. Add the almonds. Stir occasionally, toasting for 3-4 minutes, until almonds are fragrant. Remove from the pan and chop roughly on a cutting board. Set aside.
  3. Heat the same skillet over low heat and add the butter - melt. Add the butter in a large bowl with sugar, salt, and vanilla. Combine, and then beat in the eggs.
  4. Carefully sift in the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and oats. Stir to combine. Add the chocolate chips and the toasted almonds: gently stir to combine in the dough.
  5. Roll the cookies in large tablespoon sized balls. Place on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 9-11 minutes, until golden brown. Remove from oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Serve, and enjoy!

If you’re looking for some of my other favorite sweet treats, how about….

Toasted Coconut Puppy Chow

Toasted Coconut Puppy Chow

Toffee Squares

toffee squares

Homemade Fig Newtons

Homemade Fig Newtons

Chocolate Ganache Macarons

chocolate ganache macarons

 

Now, just because I’m bringing something sweet to the table doesn’t mean that there isn’t a huge array of Mother’s Day goodness inspiration out there! Check out all the awesome Sunday Supper recipes!

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Chocolate Treats

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Sweets

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