Snacks for Your Desk Drawer to Keep Your Day Going

These aren't your regular sugar-rush-inducing dessert cookies. You can consider it a very light meal or a heavy snack for those afternoon slumps when another jolt of coffee calls to you. There's a whole cup of old fashioned oats in these cookies, amplified by coconut flakes and chopped pecans. To make sure these oatmeal cookies are moist and chewy, let the dough sit awhile so the oats can absorb the liquid and therefore, prevent spreading. If you like a flatter, crispier cookie, proceed to the baking immediately.

Conservative types who favor only raisins in their oatmeal cookies may be shocked by the additions to this humble dough. Although the number of ingredients appears excessive, trust us—these flavors and textures were meant for each other.... Read More