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Spring Cookies

Today during Henry's nap, Stella and I baked cookies. I used the recipe on the top of the oatmeal container, modified for ingredients that I like better. It ended up looking like this: 1 stick of butter, softened 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 3/4 cup Sucanat (sugar cane natural) 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 2 1/2 cups Quaker Oats, uncooked 1/2 cup Craisins 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1/2 cup chopped coconut assorted sprinkles 1. Heat oven to 350. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugars until creamy 2. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. 3. Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg; mix well. 4. Add oats, Craisins, pecans, chocolate chips, and coconut; mix well. 5. Scoop with a cookie dough scoop onto parchment paper on your cookie sheets. The dough doesn't stick together super well so you will have to finger shape and smoosh it together (