Take-Along Trail Cookies
Comments: To bring on a camping trip.
IngredientsPreparation
  • 1 cup [200 g] sugar
  • 1 cup [250 mL] brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup [115 g] butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup [115 g] shortening, regular or butter-tasting
  • 2 teaspoon [10 mL] vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup [125 mL] oat flour
  • 3/4 cup [190 mL] oat bran cereals
  • 1/4 cup [60 mL] wheat germs
  • 2 cups [280 g] all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon [5 mL] baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon [5 mL] baking soda
  • 1 cup [250 mL] peanut butter
  • 2 cups [500 mL] multicolored candy coated chocolate candies
  • 1 cup [250 mL] peanuts
  • 3/4 cup [190 mL] raisins
  • Preheat oven to 375F [190C].
  • Into a large bowl, vigourously beat together sugar, brown sugar, butter or margarine and shortening until creamy and well blended.
  • Beat in vanilla and eggs.
  • Stir in oat flour, oat bran cereals and wheat germs.
  • Mix together all-purpose flour, baking powder and baking soda.
  • Mix into first mixture along with peanut butter, multicolored candy coated chocolate candies, peanuts and raisins.
  • Drop dough, 1 tablespoonful [15 mL] at a time approximately 2 inches [5 cm] from each other onto an ungreased cookie sheet; lightly flatten each cookie.
  • Bake cookies into preheated oven for 9 to 10 minutes, until just beginning to brown.
  • Bake cookies for 1 minute more.
  • Transfer cookies onto wire racks; leave to cool completely.