Photo: Courtesy of Cappadona Ranch


Makes 12 to 16 cookies

  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup mesquite bean flour
  • ½ cup white or wheat flour
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • ½ cup of your choice of mix-ins:
  • chocolate chips, raisins, or nuts

Cream butter and sugar with a wooden spoon, then stir in vanilla and egg until just incorporated. Stir flours, baking soda, and salt in a separate bowl and then combine with wet ingredients. Add in rolled oats and mix-ins. Scoop small balls of dough onto a baking sheet. Bake at 350 F for 10 to 15 minutes, or until lightly browned.

From the August 2019 issue

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