Some people like their cookies soft. Some people like their cookies crunchy. But if you’re feeling the deep burning desire for some soft *and* crunchy cookies (and frankly, if you’re not then there’s clearly something wrong with you) you need to whip yourself up a batch of swamp cookies.
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees(190C) and hunt down the following:

Swamp cookie ingredients

Swamp cookie ingredients

  • 100g butter
  • a giant handful of brown sugar
  • a giant handful of granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • a toss of vanilla
  • a wee bit of salt
  • a wee bit of baking soda
  • oatmeal
  • flour
  • couscous
  • chocolate chips

    Chop the butter up in to little squares and throw giant handfuls of equal size of each type of sugar on top. In a separate cup, beat the eggs and add a toss of vanilla – pour that on top of the sugar. Add giant handfuls of equal size of oatmeal, flour and couscous and then toss in a wee bit of salt and a smaller bit of baking soda.

    Swamp cookie proto-dough

    Swamp cookie proto-dough

    Stir until the consistency is good and doughy, then add chocolate chips.

    Swamp cookie dough

    Swamp cookie dough

    Toss giant lumps of dough onto a cookie sheet and cook for 10-12 minutes – the cookies should be still be a little soupy when you remove them from the oven.

    Swamp cookies

    Swamp cookies

    Let them sit for five minutes and then gorge yourself on them! Yum!

    Swamp cookies

    Swamp cookies

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