Hey there! It’s Aida from The Crafting Foodie. I hope you’re enjoying the end of summer, and that the transition to the school year is going smoothly. Today I’m sharing these Kitchen Sink Cookies. They make the perfect lunchbox treat or an after-school snack.
These chewy, soft Kitchen Sink Cookies are filled with chocolate chips, white chocolate, oatmeal, M&M’s and one unique add-in that gives these cookies a salty, crunch.
I love cookies. They’re so easy to make, and they can be eaten on the go. Plus, they make a pretty perfect snack. You can grab one as you head out the door for gymnastics or you can pack them in a lunchbox as an extra treat.
These Kitchen Sink Cookies are jam-packed with delicious add-in’s. The oatmeal in the cookie gives it flavor and it’s deliciously chewy texture. The chips (both chocolate and white) add richness, and the M&M’s give the cookies color and a tiny bit of crunch.
My favorite addition to the cookie is crushed pretzel pieces. They give these cookies a great hit of salt and much-needed texture. I also think that the pretzels make a great replacement for nuts. Nut allergies are so prevalent that these cookies are perfect for a nut-free classroom or school.
Kitchen Sink Cookies
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tsp baking soda
- ½ tsp baking powder
- ½ tsp salt
- 1 cup, unsalted butter, softened
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- ½ cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 2 large eggs at room temperature
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 cups old fashioned oats
- 1¼ cups semisweet chocolate chips
- 1 cup white chocolate chips
- 1 cup M&M's
- 1½ cups crushed pretzels (I like pieces that are rather large - about ¼ of an inch)
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
- Line baking sheets with parchment paper or silicon baking mats.
- In a medium bowl, mix the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
- In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugars together with a wooden spoon.
- Add the eggs, one at a time, and mix until combined.
- Add the vanilla, and mix until combined.
- Slowly add the dry ingredients. Mix until just combined.
- Add the oats, and mix.
- Add the chocolate chips, white chocolate, M&M's, and pretzel pieces. Mix until combined.
- Drop heaping tablespoons of the batter on the prepared baking sheets.
- Bake for about 12 minutes. If you would like the cookie to be chewy, do not let it brown.
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