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

Step-By-Step

1Mix the shortening, sugars, vanilla, and eggs thoroughly.

2Sift together the flour, soda, and salt, then add to first mixture.

3Fold in oats and nuts. They should be thoroughly moistened.*The mixture will be very stiff.

4Form balls using a teaspoon and put on a greased cookie sheet.

5Bake 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