Kick up the flavor on traditional oatmeal raisin cookies with this super charged confection. Walnuts, chocolate chips, raisins, and oats stud these tasty lightly spiced cookies from chef Jose Garces.
Jose Garces is the chef and owner of restaurants in Philadelphia, Chicago, Palm Springs, and Atlantic City and the author of two cookbooks, Latin Evolution and The Latin Road Home. The 2009 winner of the James Beard Foundation’s prestigious “Best Chef, Mid-Atlantic” award, he is one of only eight chefs in the country to hold Food Network's "Iron Chef" title. In addition, Chef Garces is the owner of 40-acre Luna Farm in Bucks County, Pa., where he and his team grow much of the produce for his Philadelphia restaurants. Garces lives in Philadelphia.