Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Edible Columbus

This was published in the Edible Columbus newsletter this week.  Madeline had originally submitted an article about our Christmas cooking baking tradition with family and they later had her focus on cinnamon rolls with Gigi.  

Hmmmm.  We need to make these again... 


Cherry Toffee Chip Delights

Winter is the best time of year to stay inside and cuddle up by the fireplace with a plate of cookies and a glass of milk. These hearty, delicious, and healthy cookies are from one of our youngest contributors, Madeline Scherer, and they are guaranteed to keep you warm on even the bitterest of days!
  • Mill 1 ¼ cups soft wheat berries* (or use 1 ½  cups all-purpose flour)04-CookieRecipe1
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 ½ cups organic oats
  • 1 cup organic butter
  • ¾ cup raw coconut crystals
  • ¾ cup sucanat*
  • 1 organic egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup dried cherries
  • 1 cup organic chocolate chips
  • 1 cup ground toffee
  • Combine dry ingredients.
  • Add all other ingredients to mixer and beat until creamy. 
  • Divide dough into 3 sections and roll into logs.
  • Refrigerate logs.
  • Slice and put on cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes.
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*Wheat berries and sucanat can be purchased from, a local grains company.

Note: you can substitute the coconut crystals and sucanat for ¾ each of white and brown sugar.

Madeline Scherer and Mom making Cherry Toffee Chip Delights, Photo by Catherine Murray,
Cherry Toffee Chip Delights, Photo by Catherine Murray,