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10.31.2012

Sea Salted Fluffernutter Filled Oatmeal Cookies




I do apologize for those of you who wanted this recipe sooner. Unfortunately writing a blog post and sharing the recipe has not been possible for the past couple of days. I had someone get frustrated with me for not posting it sooner.... It's a cookie recipe. You can live for 2 days without a cookie recipe. I had bigger fish to fry at the time. 



I feel silly worrying about trivial things such as timely blog posts, electricity, Internet, TV, and if we will have Halloween in our town tonight. The past 3 days has been nothing but bad luck for the East Coast. Especially those in New York and New Jersey. I have spent the past few days in my own little world only checking twitter and facebook on my phone occasionally thanks to the lack of cable, and in and out electricity. Finally our TV and Internet are back and I am in the loop as of to how devastating Hurricane Sandy really was.



Up here in New Hampshire, we had some minor flooding, trees down, hundreds of thousands of power outages, one death up in Lincoln due to a land slide. As horrible as that sounds. It is nothing compared to what some have experienced these past few days. This is unlike anything I have ever seen on the East Coast.



As I was hunkering down for the Storm on Sunday and Monday I whipped these cookies up as part of my Sandy survival kit. Because I know when a hurricane comes in to town there is a big chance I could be without power for days. So I will need unlimited amounts of wine and dozens of cookies.



Brown butter oatmeal cookies, filled with ooey gooey peanut butter and marshmallow fluff then topped with a pinch of sea salt.

If you find yourself about to be stuck inside for days thanks to the nasty weather.... I encourage you to make a batch of these cookies. They will add a little sweetness in to a yukky situation. I promise.



Sea Salted Fluffernutter Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients:

1/2 cup  butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
1 large egg
1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract    

1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cups old fashioned oats
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 tablespoon cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp ground ginger

12 tsp of peanut butter
12 tsp of marshmallow fluff
Sea salt for sprinkling (12 small pinches)

Directions:

Over medium/low heat melt your butter until it starts to brown slightly and starts to smell nutty. Careful not to burn.

Set aside to cool slightly.

In the bowl of your electric mixer cream your eggs and sugars together. Add in vanilla, Slowly pour in your browned butter.

Mix in your flour, oats, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and salt.


Refrigerate dough for 1 hour.

Roll 24 small balls no larger than a tbs.

Press your thumb in the center of each  ball.

Fill half with PB and fluff. 


With a 2nd cookie ball press on to the tops of the filled cookies. Press sides together and form one ball.

Bake for 10-15 minutes at 350. 


Recipe should yield about 12 filled cookies.


Want to help those in need thanks to Hurricane Sandy? Check with your local Red Cross... or click HERE for more info.



   

 
 




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22 comments:

  1. I'm so glad you are safe!!!!
    The cookies look delightful, glad you had some to comfort you during the storm :)

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  2. OMG! Drooling, miss Carrie. These look outrageously delicious!

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  3. These look absolutely wonderful! So glad you all are ok in New Hampshire. :)

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  4. I'm really glad to hear that you are doing ok too! Cookies and wine sounds like the best combo for dealing with super storms. And really? Someone got upset that you didn't post sooner? Not like you didn't have a hurricane on your doorstep:-) These cookie are insanely awesome looking. Fluffernutters are my all time favorite sandwich...might just have one today!!!

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  5. These look incredible--I sure do wish I'd had them during my hurricane hibernation! :) Glad you're ok and all are safe.

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  6. I'm SO glad you're doing okay and that your power is back! The pictures we're seeing - crazy! I'm just so glad there was so much warning. LOVE the cookies, I want them now. :) Pinned!

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  7. I'm glad you're safe. It puts everything into perspective, and helps us to be grateful for what we have. I just wish that appreciation lasted longer. It seems like as soon as everything gets cleaned up it's only a matter of minutes that people start to complain about stupid trivial things again. I wish there was something I could do from over here on the West Coast.

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  8. WOW! You could survive anything with cookies like that. Brilliant idea!

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  9. omg these look outrageously delicious!! i looooove the marshmallow center!!

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  10. I'm glad you guys are ok! That being said, these cookies look absolutely incredible. But what I really love here is your photography!! So gorgeous! Seriously some of my favorites from you right here.

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    1. Also, I just successfully used your PrintFriendly button :) Yay! Can't wait to make these!

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  11. Glad to hear that you are okay! These cookies are fantastic! Love that gooey center!

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  12. Glad you're okay! Really excited to make these!

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  13. Each time i tried your recipe it never disappoint me. Glad you guys are ok. :)

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  14. I just decided to try this one on november 17th, cause my boyfriend's got to have a hard day at his mom's house and I think he would love to eat those, when he comes home.

    Thanks for the recipe!

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  15. I am requesting these for when we hang out. LOL

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  16. These cookies sound absolutely phenomenal!

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  17. I made these. They are really delicious. Some of the Fluff seemed to get absorbed by the cookies. I think I would make these again but make the cookies regular flat cookies, cool them and then spread some Fluff between them to make a sandwich. YUM!

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