Ohana Ono CookiesIngredients
Ingredients ½ cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
1 jar (15 ounces) soynut butter
3 eggs1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 1/2 cups old fashioned oats
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt1 cup chopped macadamia nuts
1 cup chocolate covered soy nuts (optional)
Instructions Preheat oven to 350° F. Lightly grease several cookie sheets and set aside.
In large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars at medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 30 seconds.
Add soynut butter, eggs and vanilla and beat until well blended.
Add oats, soda and salt and mix.Stir in nuts (dough will be stiff).
Form cookies by packing dough into ¼ cup measure and then dropping 4 inches apart on prepared cookie sheet.
Lightly press each cookie with bottom of glass or measuring cup to form a 3 ½-inch diameter circle.
Bake until center of cookies is just slightly soft, about 12 to 15 minutes.
Let stand 1 minute and then transfer to cooling racks.
Notes Makes 30 cookies
By Chef Ephraim Malag & Pastry Chef Erin Wittrock, Tournament Club of Iowa