The Hedges at Neiman-Marcus Cookie

Neiman-Marcus Cookie
5 to 6 dozen
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2 1/2 cups blended oatmeal, (see note)
1 cup butter (no substitutes)
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 (4-ounce or equivalent) Hershey candy bar, grated
1 (12-ounce) package semi-sweet chocolate chips

Note: For blended oatmeal, measure oatmeal then process in blender or food processor with steel blade until fine. Set aside.

Heat oven to 375 degrees. Cream butter with both sugars. Add eggs one at a time and vanilla. Mix well.

Combine flour, blended oatmeal, salt, baking soda and baking powder. Stir into butter mixture. Add grated candy bar and chocolate chips. Stir until just blended.

Refrigerate for 1/2 hour. Roll into balls and place 2 inches apart on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake for 6 minutes. Do not overbake. Cool on rack.