Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies (olde Recipe)

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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies (Olde Recipe)

Sydney Morgan

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@wowhavs

This recipe won me the title "Cookie Queen of Company 85" of the US Navy Basic Training in the 80's!

The credit goes to Quaker Oats as it is the recipe on their box many, many, many decades ago - and still the best!


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Serves:

2 Dozen

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

1 c
white sugar
1 c
brown sugar
1 c
shortening
1 1/2 c
flour
1 tsp
vanilla
1 tsp
baking soda
2
eggs - jumbo
3 c
old fashioned oats
1 pkg
chocolate chips
nuts (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix all sugar and shortening.
2
Add eggs, vanilla, baking soda and flour Mix.
3
Add Oatmeal. Mix. Dough should not be so moist as to be sticky. If too moist. Add a little flour and mix.
4
Add chocolate chips. Stir in by hand as mixer might break them.
5
Spoon onto greased cookie sheet. Taller balls will aid in making softer cookies.
6
Bake at 375 for a few minutes on one shelf; then a few minutes on the other shelf.
7
Cook on waxed paper (with newspaper underneath).
To keep cookies soft, put a slice of bread in the container with the cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies