Bourbon and Thyme Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Baker Bettie Cookies, Frozen, Sweets 2 Comments

Bourbon and thyme oatmeal raisin cookies are packed with brown butter, old fashioned rolled oats, and raisins soaked in bourbon. These cookies take the classic to a whole new level. Smash some good quality vanilla bean ice cream between two of them for a truly gourmet treat.  This recipe was originally published in the July 2014 Edition of VRAI Magazine.  In January of 2010 I was all moved out of my college apartment and on the road, making the long drive from Lawrence, KS to Austin, TX. I had taken an internship at the state hospital in Austin in order …

Chewy Oatmeal Scotchies

Baker Bettie Cookies, Holidays 7 Comments

Thick and chewy Oatmeal Scotchies are one of my favorite kinds of cookie! This is my recipe for the best oatmeal scotchies and they turn out just slightly crispy on the outside and really chewy and gooey in the middle. Use dark brown sugar for the most chew! Are you getting sick of cookies yet? I know the internet is flooded with them these days. Cookie recipes coming out from everywhere! I didn’t plan this well. I should have given these to you earlier and kept some other holiday recipes for later but, you know, you live and you learn. …

Cranberry, White Chocolate, and Orange Oatmeal Cookies

Baker Bettie Cookies, Sweets 1 Comment

Thick and chewy cranberry white chocolate chip cookies with oatmeal and orange zest. The cookies get slightly crisp on the outside & stay super soft and chewy on the inside.  I have a difficult time meeting new people. I’m not sure when that started because I don’t remember being a shy kid. Maybe I was. Possibly I was just less self aware than I am now. But sometime in my young adult years I started getting overwhelmed with the idea of new people and new places. The thought of going to party and not knowing the majority of people that …

Orange & Basil Rhubarb Oatmeal

Baker Bettie Breakfast, Vegan 6 Comments

A healthy breakfast recipe embracing rhubarb season! Baked rhubarb with orange and basil is spooned over oatmeal for an easy and healthy spring breakfast! I absolutely love rhubarb. Its distinct tart flavor is so unique and I get so excited when it comes back in season. I was at the grocery store this weekend and got very excited when I saw the unmistakable pink stalks sitting in the produce section. I quickly snached some up without even knowing what I was going to do with it. I love rhubarb season! I really need more rhubarb recipes in my repertoire. Yesterday morning …