Tuesday, August 19, 2008

TWD: Granola Grabbers

Hmmm, what to say about these um, cookies, if you will. They weren't bad. They weren't terribly life alteringly good either. They were decent cookies. I can't say that my granola grabbers were the same "healthier" version in the book, but mine were more like the rebellious spawn. I don't care for raisins in cookies, so I took them out and swapped them with white chocolate chips. I didn't feel like peanuts, and Glenn doesn't like slivered almonds, so I took those out as well. I subbed candied pecans in place of both types of nuts, and I must say that it was very wise to do so. My blend of french vanilla granola (courtesy of Fresh & Easy) along with the white chocolate chips, candied pecans, and dark brown sugar instead of light proved to be a tasty cookie.

Glenn took some to work, as usual, and I got the dreaded "they were okay" comment from him. He said people liked them, but definitely weren't crazy about them like they were with my CCCs or the sinful brownies I made. Oh well, I can't be absolutely amazing all the time.

These aren't terribly attractive cookies either... hmmm.

Thanks to Michelle of Bad Girl Baking I ventured out and tried something I probably would have overlooked in the first place. I did enjoy these, and it was a fun process that was really very easy. This week's TWD in one word: crunchy


teanna said...

Mmmm Candied pecans! THAT sounds good!

Engineer Baker said...

I always find that when I bring cookies in, they don't get the same enthusiastic response as most cakes or brownies unless there's chocolate in them. But candied pecans sound amazing, I might have to try that sometime.

Sharon said...

Yum. Candied Pecans - how cool.

Jules Someone said...

I'm sorry this wasn't the hit that it was in my house. Candied pecans sound yummy!

Pamela said...

The candied pecans do sound delicious. Your cookies looked great.

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