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The problem I have with working on the recipe is that I have never had an authentic GC. I have to sample it out, and opinion always follows a bell curve. However, the day I posted the last recipe I had a woman (visiting from Florida for the first time in 20 years) see the cookies in a milk crate and start crying before tasting them. Her opinion: "not quite right, but better than the original."
Try this recipe on for size: Combine in a large bowl and beat with a handmixer for at least 3 minutes on high speed (the raisins, nuts, seeds and oatmeal should disintegrate somewhat): 3 cups Oatmeal 1/2 cup Raisins 1/2 cup Honey 3 Tablesp Barley Malt syrup 3 Tablesp Molasses or Sorghum 1/2 cup Oil (or Butter) 1 teasp Vanilla 1 Tablesp Peanut Butter 1/4 cup Sunflower Seeds 1/4 cup Walnuts Add 2 Eggs and beat again until the eggs are completely incorporated. Mix in at low speed until incorporated: 1/3 cup Dry Milk Powder or Whey Powder 1/3 cup Wheat Germ 2 Tablesp Millet Seeds 1/2 teasp Cinnamon 1/2 teasp Salt 1/4 teasp Baking Soda 1 teasp Brewers Yeast Finally stir in 1/3-1/2 cup Whole Wheat Flour to produce a wettish cookie dough. Scoop dough a little smaller than a golf ball onto cookie sheet, press down just on the top of the ball to give it a smooth, flatish appearance on top (bald head like). Bake about 17-18 minutes at about 375 degrees.
First of all, we will never get a Guerilla Cookie recipe from Mr. Odell. My attempts at communicating with him have resulted in a series of bizarre letters, complete with interesting pieces of sheet music and sort of disturbing drawings. As for the cookie, the only things he was willing to share with me was that he stopped selling the cookie because it had become a symbol of what is most wrong with our world. Interestingly, he told me that the only contribution from Mary MacDowell was that she came up with the Guerilla name. He said that he regrets naming the cookies this, because people were mostly attracted to the violent nature of the cookie, hence the beginning of the decent of the cookie to a bad thing, that should not be produced in the world. Finally, he said there are no physical copies of the Guerilla Cookie recipe, and that the recipe will die with him.