Pantry Cookies


The Bits and Bobs:

1 1/3 cup               all-purpose flour

1/2 tsp                  baking powder

1/4 tsp                  baking soda

1 tsp                      salt

1 cup                    unsalted butter, room temp

1 cup                    sugar

2/3 cup                brown sugar

2 tbsp                  light corn syrup

1                           egg

1/2 tsp                  vanilla extract

3/4 cup                mini chocolate chips

1/2 cup                butterscotch chips or mini white chocolate chips

1/3 cup                rolled oats

2 1/2 tsp              espresso powder

2 cups                 potato chips, lightly crushed

1 cup                   mini pretzels, lightly crushed

The How-Tos:

In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside.

Combine the butter, both sugars and glucose in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment and cream together on medium-high speed for 2 to 3 minutes. Scrape down the sides of the bowl, add the egg and vanilla, and continue to beat for 7 to 8 minutes.

Reduce mixer speed to low and add the flour mixture. Mix just until the dough comes together, no longer than 1 minute. Scrape down the sides of the bowl with a spatula.

Still on low speed, add the chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, graham mixture, oats and coffee, and mix until just incorporated, about 30 seconds. Add the potato chips and pretzels and again, mix only until barely incorporated, 15 to 20 seconds.

Using a 2¾-ounce ice cream scoop (or a ⅓-cup me