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Cooky Recipe Number 27: Date-Oatmeal Cookies and Other Stuff

Saturday, July 06, 2013

I've been doing a bit of baking recently.
Date-Oatmeal Cookies

I couldn't find a link to the recipe but I did find a blog of somebody else who is baking their way through the Cooky Book.
Snickerdoodle Bars...these were pretty good. Next time I will add some cream of tartar to give them the real snickerdoodle flavor. These needed significantly more than the 1/2 tsp cinnamon (I added a heaped tsp and some cinnamon chips).

I got a test recipe from Cook's Illustrated for Gluten Free Chewy Sugar Cookies. I baked them to rave reviews a couple of weeks ago so when I was invited to a potluck yesterday (the hostess is GF), I knew what to bake. I also experimented with the recipe and made a batch of chocolate ones. Both were fab! There were originally 2 dozen of's what's left:

My husband and I went to Lee's Sandwiches for dinner a couple of weeks ago and they had this sign up:

In running news, I did a virtual Half Marathon spread out over a few days for the Dr. Who 50th Anniversary. Here is the cool bling:

I did the lupus 5K on 6/9: 35:34 an PR :-)
I ran the San Jose Shark's Fitness Faceoff 10K on 6/30. I have been having some ball of foot pain on my left foot so I took it slowish. 1:12:07....a PR (my "10K from last year was only about 9K) :-) I've been biking this week and hope to get back to running very soon.
Here's the fun bling:

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