It seems that people either love it or hate it with a passion.
I’m a fan, but oatmeal can be a divisive subject within my family.
Dad: OK, I’ll eat it because it’s a fresh, hot breakfast.
Mom: This is so healthy for you – it’s whole grains and is good for lowering your cholesterol
Younger Sister #1: Eh, not oatmeal again. It’s not my favorite.
Younger Sister #2: I think I’m going to eat waffles with whipped cream for breakfast instead.
My grandma: (nodding her head) I love oatmeal. I eat it with salted egg and dried fish for breakfast and it’s almost like Chinese rice porridge.
So, you see, even within my family everyone has their own reaction when they see a pot of oatmeal sitting on the stovetop in the morning. To each their own, I suppose.
I might do a future post about some of my favorite *healthy* oatmeal toppings, but for now, here’s an oatmeal cookie recipe that can please everybody except those people who really can’t stand chocolate, dried cranberries, raisins, and sugar. Continue reading “Really Good Oatmeal Cookies