Groundhog Day in Woodstock, Ill.

January 19, 2014

Craig Krandel, Co-Chair of the Woodstock Groundhog Day Committee, and his wife Jaci, owner of Jaci's Cookies in Woodstock, who was actually involved in the filming, came into our ABC 7 Eyewitness News studio to tell us about the planned festivities, and to show us how to make "Woodstock Willie's Favorite Cookie."

Woodstock Groundhog Day Celebration

January 30- February 2, 2014
Hours: Various for events
(Prognostication February 2, 2014 at 7:07 a.m., Movie showing at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. on 2/2/14 and 10 a.m. on 2/1/14)

Woodstock Square
Woodstock, IL

Admission/ Ticket Prices: Most free, official breakfast $15.00

Jaci's Recipe: Woodstock Willie's Favorite Cookie



2 c butter
1 c. peanut butter blend with sugar
1 c. white sugar
1 3/4 c. brown sugar
4 eggs add 1 at a time with sugar mixture
1 t. vanilla
2 t. baking soda

Add each ingredient in order:

1 t cinnamon
1 c. whole wheat flour
1 1/8 c flour
2 1/2 c.. oatmeal

Add raisins pecans, chips and coconut

1/2 c Raisins
1/2 c. pecans
1 c butterscotch chips
1 c. chocolate chips
1/2 c. coconut


Use scoop of size desired.

Freeze dough in scoops for later baking as desired.

Layout balls pressed down a bit and preheat oven to 350 bake for 8-10 minutes.

Serve warm for greatest enjoyment.

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