It’s here – one of Hubby’s favorite times of the year – blueberry season!! We’ll be getting up bright and early tomorrow to head up north a bit to go blueberry picking. I swear Hubby eats more than he puts in the bucket, but that’s between you and me.
We’ve already been getting blueberries in our CSA box which has been awesome. Mostly, we’ve been mixing them in our yogurt for breakfast, but I wanted to bake with them too. You guys might remember that I actually don’t like raw blueberries (or cherries, or grapes). I’d much rather have those fruits in something baked.
I stumbled upon this cookie recipe and loved the idea of white chocolate and oats playing along with the blueberries in a cookie. I’ve made cookies with fresh blueberries in them before (it was a long time ago, be sure to click through to check out the pictures I took of those cookies! It’s kind of awesome to see where I started all those years ago…) I remember loving how the little berries burst in your mouth releasing their ripe juice in every bite. These cookies do the same thing and got rave reviews when I took them to a friend’s house.
Yield: 2.5 dozen cookies
1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/4 cups flour
3/4 cup rolled oats
1/8 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup white chocolate chunks
1/2 cup fresh blueberries
Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat and set aside.
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars together. Stir in egg and vanilla. Whip until light and fluffy.
Stir in all dry ingredients until just incorporated. Carefully stir in chocolate chunks and blueberries.
Scoop onto baking sheet and press down lightly to flatten.
Bake 7-8 minutes or until the edges are golden brown and the centers are soft, but not shiny.
Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet and then transfer to cooling rack. Serve or store in airtight container for up to 4 days.
Recipe from Lauren's Latest