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Cookies

Postby oldhikerQ » Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:05 am

Some of you have mentioned that cookies make it into your food supply.
I'm curious, what kind of cookies are favored?
I don't like real sweet cookies, so if some kind of cookie makes in into my bear canister, they are almost always fig newtons.
Sweet dreams!
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
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Re: Cookies

Postby freestone » Sun Apr 29, 2018 11:46 am

Not exactly a cookie, but I dehydrate homemade banana nut bread then have that as an after dinner treat with some Starbucks Via decaf (The best decaf I have ever had!)
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Re: Cookies

Postby bobby49 » Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:50 pm

For cookies, I have to first set my priorities. Do I want something with lots of calories, or something sweet, or something easily digestible, or something with lots of protein, or something that won't go stale in a week or two? Right now my favorite has to be Quinoa Cookies, because they have all of these priorities. Plus, since I bake them myself, I can optimize them for size and shape so that they fit a bear canister nicely.
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Re: Cookies

Postby Wandering Daisy » Sun Apr 29, 2018 3:33 pm

Sounds yummy! Can you show us the recipe?
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Re: Cookies

Postby robow8 » Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:17 pm

Costco has a Costco sized package of dark chocolate Milanos, in individual 2 cookie packages. For me, in the evening, after dinner, 1 package of Milanos and a cup of hot chocolate is just right.

ETA: here's some on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Pepperidge-Farm- ... anos&psc=1
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Re: Cookies

Postby bobby49 » Sat May 19, 2018 9:39 pm

Wandering Daisy wrote:Sounds yummy! Can you show us the recipe?


This is the recipe on the package of quinoa flakes (not raw quinoa):
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