Oatmeal Toffee Crisps Photo Shoot

Yesterday I shared my kitchen with you over at iLashGirls.  The beautiful pictures of my kitchen were taken by my friend Meg of Megan Daines Photography.

The day she took the photos I made a batch of Oatmeal Toffee Crisps and she followed me around the kitchen – it was so much fun.  I almost felt famous!

One of my favorite flavor combinations is chocolate and toffee.

Remember those Chocolate Chip and Toffee Scones - yum!

Chocolate chips and toffee bits are wonderful in cookies too!  This cookie is a thin cookie that is crisp around the edges but slightly chewy in the middle – another perfect combination!  I found the recipe for the Oatmeal Toffee Crisps over at Kara’s Kitchen Creations

Enjoy this fun pictorial  as well as the cookies!

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Ready for the oven….

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Cookies anyone?

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And then we had fun being food stylists!

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and I love this picture Meg took of me in my window seat – wrinkles and all!!

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Thanks Meg for the fun pictures!

Now here’s the recipe!!

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Oatmeal Toffee Crisps Photo Shoot

Ingredients

  • 1 C soft butter or margarine
  • 2 C brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 3/4 C flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 C oats
  • 1 pkg Heath Bits O’Brickle Toffee Bits (about 1 1/2 cups) I used Heath Milk Chocolate Toffee Bits
  • 1 cup coconut (optional) I did not put the coconut in

Instructions

  • Cream butter and sugar, beat in eggs and vanilla.
  • Stir in dry ingredients, oats, toffee, and coconut.
  • Drop by rounded spoonfuls on greased cookie sheets.
  • Bake at 350 for about 8 minutes.
  • Let sit on cookie sheets for 3-4 minutes before removing to cooling racks.
  • Makes about 5 dozen
  • Notes:
  • Make sure you let the cookies sit on the cookie sheets for a few minutes or they will fall apart when you transfer them to the cooling rack.

Comments

  1. 1
    Melanie says:

    I was wondering what you were making in the photos from yesterday…they sound so good. I will certainly give them a try! Have a great day. PS – I love your kitchen too:)

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    Becky says:

    I was wondering where you purchased the plates to serve your cookies on and the bowl that your fruit is in. I loved them!

  3. 3
    Leigh Anne says:

    Becky »
    Some of my favorite places to find dishware and serving pieces are Home Goods, Ross and TJ Maxx! I love handpainted ceramics and pottery and pick up pieces here and there. I’ve also found some great pieces at Target.

  4. 4
    Tamara Reber says:

    Thanks, dear Leigh Anne for sharing so much with us. Another yummy recipe to try.

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    Kara says:

    Hi Leigh Anne,
    Thanks so much for featuring my cookies! I’m glad you liked them.
    I love the photo of you by the window, it’s just beautiful. Those aren’t wrinkles, they’re just smile lines!!

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    Melanie says:

    Leigh Anne – the cookies look fantastic and your kitchen is lovely, but I love the picture of you by the window the most. You are so pretty! You should feel famous – I think you are and you deserve all the attention!

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    carol says:

    you’re beautiful!

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    Charna Scarpati says:

    OMG the kitchen looks amazing!!!! You look great in the photo by the window.

    Thanks for another great recipe!

    Charna

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    Jodi says:

    The cookies look delicious! The photos are great and I must say I LOVE your HAIR!!! The cut is so cute!:)

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    Loi says:

    Your window seat is precious … I love oatmeal cookies.
    Yes, I see you do have the correct e-mail address … just try me again. Hugs, Loi

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    Suzanne says:

    You are beautiful and the cookies look great!!

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    Michelle says:

    Thanks so much for sharing! I enjoyed seeing all the cookware and bakeware that you utilize for your delicious creations. And you should feel famous! I think that fame, which comes in the form of tons of loyal blog followers, is perfectly appropriate!

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    Meg says:

    These look amazing. I will definitely be making these. Thanks for the recipe!

  14. 14

    These look yummy, I can’t wait to try them out!

  15. 15
    Beth says:

    Leigh Anne,

    Will you please share how you get your granite so shiny? Mine looks really dull.

    Thanks for another great recipe!

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    Karen says:

    Leigh Anne,

    The pork roast & cookies look absolutely yummy!!! Your pictures are fantastic and so is your beautiful kitchen! I love your countertops and have a question about them. I’m saving to replace my countertops and read recently that the shiny dark granite is hard to keep looking clean and makes crumbs very noticeable. I would have thought the opposite but I’m wondering what your experience has been?

    Blessings!
    Karen

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    Leigh Anne says:

    Karen »
    I love my dark granite but yes I think it probably is a little harder to keep clean. If you have it sealed well though it helps and a good cleaner will keep a nice shine on it.

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    Tamie says:

    GORGEOUS pictures!!

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    i want to try that one..its look so delicious

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