Teresa Jacobson Recipe

Aunt Judie's Oatmeal Cookies aka THE Best Oatmeal Cookie EVER!

By Teresa Jacobson foundmyzen

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Teresa's Story

I've never liked oatmeal cookies until my husband's Aunt Judie made these. They are soft, and so full of flavor that I forget there is even oatmeal in them!!
Aunt Judie passed away in 2010. Every time I make these I think of her. She was a great lady and a great cook. I was lucky enough to know her and even luckier that she passed on some of her wonderful recipes to me. Her humor and warmth are greatly missed.


1 1/4 c
all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp
ground flaxseed, optional
1 tsp
baking soda
1 c
margarine, softened
3/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
3.4 oz
vanilla instant pudding mix
2 large
2 1/2 c
quick cooking rolled oats (i use old fashioned oats because i like the texture better)
1 c
coconut, flaked
1 c
chopped nuts (try cinnamon spiced nuts --- yum! my recipe for those is on here too)

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
In a large bowl, combine flour, flaxseed, and baking soda.
In a separate bowl, blend margarine, brown sugar, and pudding mix; beat until smooth. Beat in eggs.
Gradually stir in flour mixture, oats, coconut and nuts. Batter will be stiff.
Roll dough into walnut sized balls and place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten slightly with your hand.
Bake for 10- 12 minutes in preheated oven. Cool slightly on pan before removing to cooling rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy