Congratulations to the winner of our Home Sweet Home cookie recipe contest—Jan Phelan of Meridian, Idaho!! Her recipe for ‘Irresistible Cookies’ (yes, that really is their name) won the hearts of our judges, and it was a tough choice too—we had a ton of entries!! Thank you Jan for sharing with us and if any of you have a great cookie recipe you would like to share, be sure to enter our newest cookie recipe contest Home for the Holidays Christmas Cookies!!
 
IRRESISTIBLE COOKIES

Cream together:
2 cups butter

2 cups brown sugar

2 cups white sugar

Beat in:
4 eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla

Sift together and add:
4 cups flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons baking soda

Add:
3 cups golden raisins

3 cups coarse pecans

2 cups old fashioned oats

3 cups orange almond granola

2 cups chopped dates

Drop dough by tablespoonful onto lightly greased cookie sheet and bake in preheated 350 degree oven. Bake for approx. 10 minutes. Cool and enjoy! Makes a large batch of very healthy and YUMMY cookies!!