The "Neiman Marcus" Cookie

Easy Gourmet Cooking & Entertainment Show DECEMBER - Seen on cable TV Palos Heights, Palos Park & Orland Park Channel 4
This Urban Legend has been circulating for over 50 years … Neiman-Marcus charged a shopper $250 for its cookie recipe, not the $2.50 - The woman had been expecting to pay. As revenge on the store for refusing to reverse the charge, she now provides the recipe for free and exhorts others to pass it along.

This is a great recipe to share and tell the torrid Tall Tale... Make sure to include the recipe with your cookie gift to pass along the recipe!

Shopping Cart – Recipe can be halved.

2 cups butter

2 cup packed brown sugar

2 cups sugar

4 eggs

2 tsp. vanilla
4 cups flour

5 cups blended oatmeal**

2 tsp. soda

2 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp salt

24 oz. chocolate chips

1 8 oz. Hershey Bar (grated)

3 cups chopped nuts (your choice)

Cream the butter and both sugars. Add eggs and vanilla; mix together with flour, oatmeal, salt, baking powder, and soda. Add chocolate chips, Hershey Bar and nuts. Roll into balls and place two inches apart on a cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes at 375 degrees - Makes 112 cookies.

** Measure oatmeal and blend in a blender to a fine powder.