Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Chewy Granola Bites

Chewy Granola Bites
The New Good Housekeeping Cookbook, page 620
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup orange juice
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 egg
1 1/2 cups granola cereal
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
Into a large bowl, measure first 9 ingredients. With hand mixer at low speed, beat ingredients until well blended, occasionally scraping bowl with rubber spatula. Stir in granola cereal and chocolate chips.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls, about 2 inches apart, onto cookie sheet. With fingers, smooth mounds slightly. Bake cookies 15 to 20 minutes until lightly browned. Remove cookies to wire racks to cool. Repeat with remaining dough. Store cookies in tightly covered container.