LEMON GLAZED OATMEAL COOKIES

Ellen Bales

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Found this delightful recipe on the back of a box of cooling racks that I got for Christmas.
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12-28-15


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Serves:

Makes about 2 dozen large cookies

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2-1/2 c
old-fashioned oats
1-3/4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
3/4 c
(1-1/2 sticks) butter, softened
1/4 c
solid vegetable shortening
1 c
firmly packed light brown sugar
1
egg
1-1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
almond extract
1 c
confectioners' sugar
4-5 tsp
lemon juice, divided
1 Tbsp
light corn syrup

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a medium bowl, stir together oats, flour, baking soda and salt.
2
In a large bowl, beat together butter and shortening with electric mixer until smooth. Add sugar and beat until combined. Add egg, vanilla and almond extracts; beat until well combined. Beat in oat mixture.
3
Drop by 3 Tablespoonsful onto ungreased cookie pan; flatten slightly.
4
Bake in a preheated 350ยบ oven for 10-12 minutes or until light golden. Cool on pan 5 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely on cooling rack.
5
In a small bowl, whisk together confectioners' sugar, 1 Tbsp. lemon juice and corn syrup. Add additional 1-2 teaspoons lemon juice to adjust glaze to get desired consistency. Drizzle the glaze over cooled cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian