The sweet-and-salty combination is always a hit with me. Even as I try to watch my salt intake, I have a special place in my heart for salty oatmeal cookies.
There used to be a bakery near my house that had wonderful salty oat cookies. Every once in a while I would treat myself to one and usually finish eating it before I got home. Then the bakery changed their recipe, and the cookies, while still good, were not supreme. About a year ago, the bakery closed and salty oat cookies receded into my taste memories.
Although oatmeal cookies are a dime a dozen, the salty oat variety are not so common, at least around here. With an “out of sight, out of mind” mentality, I thought I was done with them. But this week, a craving for them came on like a last blast of winter. Nothing I could do would shake that incredible need for a salty oat cookie.Read More