Nana's Special Oatmeal Cookies

Barbara Nazworth

By
@bnana51

These oatmeal cookies have been served to us by my mother since I was a child. I can't say it's an original, but no one has ever told me they make the same kind, yet. They hold a special place in my heart and they make me feel like I was a kid again.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
75+ cookies
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 c
shortening, butter flavor
4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2 c
sugar
4
egg
2
bananas, mashed
1 c
water
4 tsp
vanilla extract
4 c
flour
4 tsp
salt
2 tsp
baking soda
12 c
old fashioned oats
1 Tbsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
nutmeg
nuts
chocolate chips
coconut

Step-By-Step

1Beat shortening, sugars (brown & granulated), eggs, water, bananas and vanilla together til creamy.
2Sift together flour, salt, soda, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add to creamed mixture and blend well. Stir in Oats.
3Add nuts, coconut, chocolate chips to taste. More the merrier.
4Make mixture rolls about 2" wide by 6" long using waxed paper. You should have enough for 2 or more rolls.
5Refrigerate overnight. Slice while firm and bake in 350 degree oven for 12 to 15 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #oatmeal