Selma's Best Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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Selma's Best Oatmeal Cookies

sheddy reese

By
@stirfry

This unusual oatmeal cookie is always a family favorite.


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Serves:

6 dozen cookies

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
shortening
1 c
white sugar
1/2 c
brown sugar, lightly packed
1
egg
1 1/2 c
flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 1/2 c
old fashioned oatmeal
3/4 c
finely chopped walnuts
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream together the shortening, white sugar and brown sugar.
Add egg
2
Sift together the flour, baking soda, and cinnamon. Add it to first mixture.
3
Then add the oatmeal, walnuts and vanilla.
Chill dough for an hour.
4
Drop walnut sized pieces on a greased cookie sheet.
Butter the bottom of a small glass, then dip it in granulated sugar and use to flatten out the cookie balls. Just keep dipping in sugar-you don't need to re-butter the bottom of the glass.
5
Bake at 350° for 10 minutes.
Makes about 6 dozen cookies

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern