Mom's Overnight Oatmeal Cookies

Pat Duran

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My mom and grandma made these cookies- I can remember the spicy fragrance of these cookies baking when I would come home from school or in from skating nice and hot with a glass of milk.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
makes 5 dozen
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

NIGHT BEFORE:

4 c
quick cooking oatmeal, uncooked
2 c
brown sugar,packed
1 c
vegetable oil
1/2 c
raisins

NEXT MORNING:

2 large
eggs
1 tsp
almond extract
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/8 tsp
cloves
1 pinch
nutmeg
1 c
chopped walnuts

Step-By-Step

1Night Before:
Combine ingredients in a glass bowl in the evening. Cover overnight on the cupboard.
2Next Morning:
Combine all ingredients with the oatmeal mixture. Drop from a teaspoon or Tablespoon on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Sprinkle tops with cinnamon/sugar, if desired. Bake at 325^ for 15 minutes. Remove from cookie sheet, and cool on wire rack.
3Note:
Chips, crasins, coconut or chopped dried fruits may be added, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American