Waffles & Muffins recycled from Oatmeal Raisin Cookies




We love Oatmeal/Raisin Cookies but it seems that we had overlooked the remainder of the last batch that I made.  They were inside our Cookie Tin (Coincidentally one that was a commemorative tin for Quaker Oatmeal.  The Cookies were still good, if a little on the dry side.  And since I love recycling leftovers and turning them into new dishes,  I decided to recycle the Cookies.


I broke them up and put them in the Food Processor.


Oatmeal Raisin Cookies in Processor



 Leftover Oatmeal Raisin Cookies













I measured the resulting ‘cookie meal’ and then added what I decided would be enough flour to make a viable waffle batter.  I then added a proportionate amount of Eggs, Milk and Butter.  And voila, we had Oatmeal/Raisin Waffles for Breakfast.



Waffles Baking



For exact directions on how to recycle the cookies go to Recycled Oatmeal Cookies


As you will see when you read the recipe the recycling did not stop at Waffles.  Since we are currently a household of two people and the resulting Waffle Batter was enough to feed four people, I decided to make muffins from the leftover Waffle Batter.  Surprisingly, the Muffins turned out to be an excellent accompaniment for our breakfast the following morning.  Same ingredients, but turned into a completely new item.  The Muffins were served with Scrambled Eggs and Bacon.  Fortunately, we were able to finish the Muffins over a couple of days and did not have to recycle them anymore.



Oatmeal Raisin Muffins



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