So last night I had a hankerin' for chocolate chip cookies. Of course, I usually make ones with oatmeal...healthy chocolate chip cookies!! For the past few months I've been pretty good about not baking all of the time, and keeping those tempting things out of my house so I can't just throw a pan of cookies in the oven for a late-night snack.
Anyway, I started my cookie-making process with the butter, sugar and eggs....then got to the flour part. No flour. partly because I haven't been baking desserts and didn't notice we were out, and because I recently made homemade bread, using the last of it. Now, what could I substitute for flour? I had whole wheat flour, but figured that'd be too heavy....I was already using oats, and if I used oats instead of flour it'd turn out like granola....Shop N Save Biscuit Mix...well, the main ingredient is flour...why not?! So 2 cups of generic bisquick went into the cookie mix.
Let's just say, I don't advise it. There's nothing more disappointing than to go to all the work to make cookies and have them taste "funny" (the words of Sarah Jane).
A hard-learned lesson from the school of crappy cookies.