Recipe of the Month: Carma’s Prize Winning 4th of July Cookies!

You may have heard, but members of our staff entered recipes in a competition at the Del Mar Fair. We were excited to take part in general, but we were even more thrilled when one of our own, Carma, WON the whole competition! With the 4th of July a few weeks away, bookmark this recipe to try out just in time for all your BBQs and family parties!


  • 1 c butter
  • 1 c sugar
  • 1 c brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 T vanilla
  • 3 c flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 c rolled oats
  • 2 c white chocolate chips
  • 2/3 c dried cranberries
  • 2/3 c chopped cashews
  • 2/3 c dried blueberries


Cream sugars and butter.  Add eggs and vanilla.  Beat well.  Mix flour, salt, soda and baking powder.  Add to sugar mixture.  Stir in the oats.  Then add chips, fruits and nuts.  Scoop with large cookie scoop – flatten slightly on cookie sheet.  Bake at 350 degrees for 10 – 12 minutes.