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Recipe calls for oats-which kind do they mean?

When a recipe calls for oats, am I correct that they do NOT mean quick cooking oats? (unless they specify) (like in a cookie)

asked by skittle over 6 years ago

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Merrill Stubbs

Merrill is a co-founder of Food52.

added over 6 years ago

Usually, if it's not specified it means rolled oats (not quick cooking). What is the recipe?

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added over 6 years ago

You can usually use quick cooking if not specified - but NOT instant, which is different

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added over 6 years ago

It's for an oatmeal raisin cookie.
So no quick cooking then correct? Use rolled oats?

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added over 6 years ago

Use rolled oats, not quick cooking. Quick cooking oats are just rolled oats cut into smaller pieces therefore they cook quicker. For a nuttier tasting cookie, you can lightly toast the oats before adding to the receipe. Toast on medium heat in a stove top pan, stirring often until they turn a slight golden brown. Works great for morning oatmeal too.

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