oatmeal chocolate chip muffins

Sorry about the dead zone that was March and half of April. Between finals, spring break, and medical issues, I wasn't doing much (read: any) cooking or baking. I'm back today with some oatmeal chocolate chip muffins.

These muffins were inspired by one of my favorite cookies, oatmeal chocolate chip. It's hard being an oatmeal chocolate chip fan. The fake-outs are constant. "Oh, what is this oatmeal cookie? It has dark spots…oh dammit not raisins!" Said by me. Often. I really don't like raisins. I never have been able to overcome my childhood aversion, and trust me, I've tried. Continue reading

sweet potato chocolate chip cookies

Told you there would be cookies! I was actually looking for the regular chocolate chip recipe in the Joy the Baker cookbook when I stumbled across these. As might be obvious by now, I'm always up for intriguing ways to use vegetables, and I had a sweet potato that badly needed to be used. I pretty quickly changed course, and ended up with a whole bunch of these babies.

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