Why do they call them Monster Cookies? I’ve made them several times and my mom used to make them occasionally when I was little, but I still don’t know the answer. Is it because it makes a monstrous amount? No – that can’t be it…4 ½ dozen isn’t exactly a monstrous amount (at least not to me). Is it because they’re large in size? Well, maybe…but I make mine in tablespoon amounts – so it’s only a monster sized cookie if you’re a dust particle.
I know the answer. It’s because when you make these, you feel like Cookie Monster. Shoving one after another of these into your face, “NomNomNom!!!” But don’t forget there are raisins and oatmeal in there! These are HEALTH FOOD! [Read more…]