Hi all– with a “glamorous” name like that, these cookies are bound to be good. The dump part pretty much describes them. You open your kitchen cupboard, pull out all the goodies you can locate and throw them into the batter.
They’re rather homely, downright lumpy to look at, but on closer examination (with your mouth!), you find they are exquisite– salty, sweet, crunchy, nutty and of course, chocolatey. I think you’d like them just fine.
CHOCOLATE CHIP CUMP COOKIES
1 cup of butter (2 sticks), room temperature
1 1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tab. vanilla
1 1/2 cup flour
1 cup whole oats (oatmeal)
1/2 cup granola
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1 cup shredded coconut
1 cup walnuts (or pecans), chopped
2 cups chocolate chips
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1 cup dried apricots, but to small bits
With an electric mixer, in a large bowl, beat together the butter, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla until creamy.
Throw in the flour, oats, granola, baking powder and sugar and keep beating until it’s all mixed.
Then beat in the coconut, nuts, chocolate chips, cranberries and apricots until it’s all thoroughly blended.
Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto a baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray. And pop the cookies into a 350 degree oven for 13 to 15 minutes, until they are beautifully browned.
Be sure to eat one while they are still hot from the oven (the best!)