Tuesdays with Dorie – Granola Grabbers


Cookies!! Tuesdays with Dorie finally got to make cookies this week! Woo! Thanks to Michelle of Bad Girl Baking for picking this fabulous recipe.

Okay, so the recipe calls for store bought granola. I am:

  • Not a fan of store bought granola.
  • Too cheap to buy granola.
  • Too lazy to go to the store just for granola.

So I used regular ol’ fashioned oats. I can’t offer a comparision since I haven’t tried these cookies with granola, but the oats turned out GREAT. I also used a mix of dried blueberries, cranberries, and cherries since I’m not a fan of raisins. Oh, and I left out peanuts since we have a toddler who hasn’t been introduced to peanuts yet. Like I said, these were awesome. Even my husband, who is SO not a granola type, loved them. I made these a couple weeks ago and he’s already asked me to make them again!

To get the recipe, visit Michelle or go buy Dorie’s book!

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14 Responses to “Tuesdays with Dorie – Granola Grabbers”

  1. Caitlin Says:

    I agree- finally, a cookie! Oats sound like they were a suitable sub, and easier and cheaper too.

  2. Megan Says:

    Considering that store bought granola just adds a ton of sugar, you were two steps ahead of the rest of us!!

  3. Christine Says:

    Yeah finally a cookie! Great sub with the oatmeal I did mine with the granola and hubby told me they were the best oatmeal cookies he ever had lol!

  4. hornedfroggy Says:

    Oats sound like a yummy sub! :) I’ll have to try that next time!

  5. foodlibrarian Says:

    Looks great. I love the addition of dried blueberries. That rocks. Glad to know you can make it with straight oats.

  6. CB Says:

    Good deal on the oats! I also did that too since I didn’t have granola either but then I opted for my Kashi cereal. I’ll have to try the oats next time! Great job!
    Clara @ iheartfood4thought

  7. Teanna Says:

    I like the oats idea as well! If you get a big clump of granola, it’s a really big surprise (and not in a good way!) Love the dried blueberries!

  8. pamela Says:

    Nice to know that the oats would work. And I really like the addition of the blueberries. It sounds awesome.

  9. Erin Says:

    I’m glad to know they work well with oats. They look great.

  10. Rigby Says:

    I think using oats was a fantastic idea! Your cookies look wonderful :)

  11. Joelen Says:

    I like that you used oats instead of granola – it just shows the versatility of this recipe!

  12. Esther Says:

    All that dried fruit sounds yummy!

  13. nancy/noe Says:

    Your cookies look beautiful and I’m glad to know the oats sub worked. They sound yummy with the three kinds of fruit.

  14. Jules Says:

    Those look lovely. I would really try it with the granola. Mmmmm.

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