Mom's Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Connie McKean

By
@ConKap

the original name for this cookie is ... Six in One Oatmeal Cookies ... it's an oatmeal cookie with variations ... but chocolate chip has always been my favorite cookie mom made ...
Variation: add to Oatmeal cookies:
1 - 1 (12 ounce) package Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (2 cups) and 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
2 - 1/8 cup caramel sauce
3 - 1 cup gum drops, cut up
4 - 1 cup dates, cut up
5 - 1 cup raisins
6 - 2 tablespoons orange peel

Rating:
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Serves:
3 dozen
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
shortening or butter
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 c
sugar
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking soda
3 c
oats, quick cooking
1
(12 ounce) package semi-sweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
1/2 c
walnuts, chopped

Step-By-Step

1Cream the shortening and sugar in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
2Mix in the egg, and vanilla.
3Blend in mixture of the flour, salt, soda and oats. Mix in variation, if desired.
4Drop by teaspoonful 2 inches apart onto a greased cookie sheet.
5Bake 350° F for 10 - 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
6Remove to a wire rack to cool.
7Variation: add to Oatmeal cookies:
* 1 (12 ounce) package Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (2 cup) and 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
* 1/8 cup caramel sauce
* 1 cup gum drops, cut up
* 1 cup dates, cut up
* 1 cup raisins
* 2 tablespoons orange peel

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American