Secret Ingredient Oatmeal Cookies

Mrs D

By
@SugarGrace

I have been making these cookies for my family and friends for about 15 years. They are always a big hit and the "secret ingredient" of frosted flakes gives them extra flavor and texture that everyone really enjoys.


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Comments:

Serves:

Makes 3-4 dozen cookies

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
unsalted butter
1/2 c
solid vegetable shortening
1 c
sugar
3/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
quick cooking oats
1 3/4 c
frosted flakes

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 325*.
2
Combine flour, baking powder, soda, and salt; set aside.
3
Cream butter and shortening on low speed of a mixer until light and fluffy.
4
Gradually add sugar and brown sugar, beating well at medium speed.
5
Beat in eggs and vanilla.
6
Add flour mixture, mixing well.
7
Stir in oats and flakes.
8
Drop dough with a cookie scoop onto a greased pan. (I use foil and cooking spray for this.)
9
Bake for 12 minutes or until golden.
10
Allow to fully cool on wire racks.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom