As far as cookie bases go, you can't ask for much more than oatmeal. It's got texture, flavor, and it plays well with others. How well? Just click through this slideshow of oatmeal cookie creations to see recipes made with everything from pistachios to butterscotch chips.
Next week we're getting out our fruit peelers and making some apple pie. What's your best recipe? Is it crumb topped, swirled with caramel, or accented with cranberries or pears? Send us a few lines about what makes your apple pie special, shoot us a photo (along with a link to the recipe!) and we'll include it in next week's roundup. Be sure to send it in no later than Tuesday, October 2nd so we can include it in next Thursday's Share Your Sweets on October 4th.
If you're new to Share Your Sweets, take a peep at the rules here. A few notes: we can only take one submission per person, so pick your favorite (or the most recent shot) and send it in. Also, Share Your Sweets is just for the folks at home; no pros or companies! If you want to really impress us, crop your photo so it's 610 pixels wide and 458 pixels tall.