Oatmeal Macaroons Cookies

Melissa Etheridge

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@melissareeseetheridge

This is an old version of a cookie that has become very popular with young people. I've even seen some with edible gold on them. This recipe does not include the gold..ha, ha.


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Serves:

4-5 dozen

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1 c
shortening
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
sugar
1 c
light brown sugar
1 Tbsp
vanilla
2
eggs, beaten
1 2/3 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
3 c
quick cooking oats
1 c
pecans, in pieces

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix the shortening, sugars, vanilla, and eggs thoroughly.
2
Sift together the flour, soda, and salt, then add to first mixture.
3
Fold in oats and nuts. They should be thoroughly moistened.*The mixture will be very stiff.
4
Form balls using a teaspoon and put on a greased cookie sheet.
5
Bake 10-15 minutes at 350.
6
*You can substitute coconut for the pecans if you wish. *You can also brush the tops with edible gold if you're having a party and want to impress your guests. LOL!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies