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Old 12-18-2007, 10:34 AM   #1
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Rolled Oats

Ok quick question, if a recipe calls for rolled oats is that the same as traditional quaker oats? If there is a difference how much of a difference will it be to my cookie if i use the traditional quaker oats instead of the rolled oats.

This is the recipe i'm using.

*Oatmeal Peanut Butter Scotchies

1 cup white sugar

1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1 1/2 cups chunky peanut butter (not the sugar free kind)
4 1/2 cups rolled oats (can do all old fashioned or do half old fashioned and half instant depending on your texture preferences)
2 tsp. vanilla extract
3 whole eggs
2 tsp baking soda
1 bag of butterscotch chips
3/4 cup chopped pecans.

Cream butter, peanut butter and sugars. Add eggs and vanilla. Stir in oats, soda, butterscotch chips and nuts until combined. Drop by spoonful on a greased cookie sheet or use parchment paper. Bake 350 degrees for 12 minutes (brown on bottom and some browning on top). Cool on cookie sheet 5 minutes before removing to cooling rack. Makes 72 cookies.


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Old 12-18-2007, 10:45 AM   #2
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Quaker Oats are rolled oats. Get the ones in the red and blue cylindrical cardboard containers. (they naw have whole grain oats too. that's different stuff)
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Old 12-18-2007, 12:04 PM   #3
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And make sure its not the quick cooking oats also! The containers look similar.
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Old 12-18-2007, 12:09 PM   #4
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well if it`s got Peanut butter in it, it`s gotta be Good :)

I`m not Too sure but isn`t there also something similar that uses Marshmallows too? or was that rice crispies?
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Old 12-18-2007, 02:35 PM   #5
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This is a recipe that was entered in the Mrs. Fields 30th anniversary cookie contest and won. I think there were over 700 entries and this one won. Mrs. Fields makes this cookie now.
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