1 large egg
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
1/4 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup old-fashioned whole rolled oats (not quick-cook or instant)
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
3/4 cup Cornflakes or Special K cereal (Frosted Flakes or a similar cereal may be substituted)
3/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut
1/2 cup pecans, coarsely chopped (walnuts or raisins may be substituted)
– To the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment (or large mixing bowl and electric mixer) add the egg, butter, sugars, vanilla, and beat on medium-high speed until creamed and well combined, about 4 minutes.
Stop, scrape down the sides of the bowl, and add the flour, oats, baking soda, salt, and beat on low speed until just combined about 1 minute.
– Stop, scrape down the sides of the bowl, and add the chocolate chips, Cornflakes, coconut, pecans, and beat on low speed until just combined about 1 minute.