Chewy Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

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Chewy Oatmeal Cookie

linda mcdougal

By
@lilacmemaw



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Ingredients

3/4 c
butter flavor shortening
1 1/4 c
light brown sugar - firmly packed
1
egg
1/3 c
milk
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla
3 c
quick oats
1 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
cinnamon
1 c
raisins
1 c
walnuts, coarsely chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 375 degrees.
2
Grease baking sheet with butter flavored shortening.
3
Combine shortening, light brown sugar, egg, milk and vanilla in large bowl.
4
Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended.
5
Combine oats, flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.
6
Mix into creamed mixture at low speed just until blended.
7
Stir in raisins and nuts and drop rounded tablespoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto baking sheet.
8
Bake at 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes, or until lightly browned.
9
Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet.
10
Remove to kitchen counter--makes about 2 1/2 dozen cookies.
11
VARIATIONS: HALF-DIPPED COOKIES-Omit raisins and nuts.
12
Bake and cool.
13
Microwave 1 cup Dutch Fudge Frosting for 20-25 seconds, or until smooth and thin.
14
Dip top half of cookie in frosting and lay on waxed paper until set.
15
FAVORITE CHIP COOKIES - Omit raisins and nuts.
16
Add 1 cup baking chips to batter and bake and cool.
17
MAPLE WALNUT COOKIES - Omit raisins.
18
Add 1-1/2 teaspoon maple flavoring to batter and bake and cool.
19
Frost top of cooled cookie with mixture of 1 container Vanilla Layer Cake Frosting and 1 teaspoon maple flavoring and garnish with walnut half.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy