These cookies are ridiculous!! Ridiculously good that is! I found this recipe on Southern Living's website around Christmas time last year, but I never got around to making them. That was our loss because these cookies are crazy good. The white chocolate or almond bark on the bottom is a MUST. The cookies are good plain, but the chocolate puts them over the top! These will be in the regular cookie rotation at our house.
Crunchy Frostbite Cookies
adapted from Southern Living
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup shortening
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups uncooked regular oats
1 1/2 cups cornflakes cereal
8 ounces almond bark
1 tablespoons shortening
Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; stir well until blended.
Beat 1 cup shortening at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add sugars, beating well. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Add flour mixture, mixing just until blended. Stir in oats and cornflakes.
Drop dough by heaping tablespoonfuls, 2" apart, onto lightly greased baking sheets; flatten slightly. Bake at 325° for 12 to 14 minutes. Cool slightly on baking sheets. Transfer cookies to wire racks to cool completely.
Microwave almond bark and shortening in a medium-size microwave-safe bowl at HIGH 1 minute or until white chocolate melts, stirring once. Dip flat bottom of each cookie into melted bark, letting excess drip back into bowl. Place dipped cookies, dipped side up, on wax paper; let stand 1 hour or until the almond bark sets.