Mum's Oatmeal Shortbread Cookies

Sue Fitzpatrick

By
@Dovey22

This was another of those treats that only showed up at Christmas :) I liked these. Very plain and dry so I could dunk them in a glass of milk. Now I like them with a hot chocolate or cup of tea.

Rating:
★★★★☆ 2 votes
Comments:
Prep:
2 Hr 30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 c
flour
1/4 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
rolled oats

Step-By-Step

1Pre-heat oven to 325F

Cream butter, add sugar and vanilla and mix.
2Sift and add flour, soda and salt.
3Mix in rolled oats last
4Form into two narrow rolls (in waxed paper) and place in the refrigerator to chill for a couple of hours.
5Unroll the dough and slice fairly thick cookies. About 3/4". Bake on lightly greased cookie sheet for 30 minutes or less, depending on your oven.

Finished cookies are very lightly browned.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Canadian
Hashtags: #oatmeal, #shortbread