Honey Oatmeal Chocolate Drops
|Unsweetened chocolate||2 Ounce, chopped|
|Butter||8 Ounce (1 Cup)|
|Honey||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Eggs||2 Large, lightly beaten|
|Old fashioned oatmeal||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), sifted|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Chopped coconut/Shredded coconut||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Wheat germ||3 Tablespoon|
Heat the oven to 325 degrees.
Lightly butter 2 baking sheets.
Melt the chocolate in the top of a double boiler over hot water, stirring occasionally.
Remove from the heat and set aside to cool.
Beat the butter until smooth.
Add the honey and mix well.
Stir in the eggs, melted chocolate and oatmeal.
Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda and cinnamon.
Gradually add the dry ingredients to the chocolate mixture, beating well after each addi-tion.
Stir in the nuts or coconut and the wheat germ.
Drop the batter onto the baking sheets in rounded teaspoonfuls and bake for 20 minutes, until the cookies are firm.
Cool them on wire racks.
Bake the remaining dough in the same way.