Aunt Judie's Oatmeal Cookies aka THE Best Oatmeal Cookie EVER!

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Teresa Jacobson

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@foundmyzen

I've never liked oatmeal cookies until my husband's Aunt Judie made these. They are soft, and so full of flavor that I forget there is even oatmeal in them!!
Aunt Judie passed away in 2010. Every time I make these I think of her. She was a great lady and a great cook. I was lucky enough to know her and even luckier that she passed on some of her wonderful recipes to me. Her humor and warmth are greatly missed.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
36
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground flaxseed, optional
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
    margarine, softened
  • 3/4 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 3.4 oz
    vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 2 1/2 c
    quick cooking rolled oats (i use old fashioned oats because i like the texture better)
  • 1 c
    coconut, flaked
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts (try cinnamon spiced nuts --- yum! my recipe for those is on here too)

How to Make Aunt Judie's Oatmeal Cookies aka THE Best Oatmeal Cookie EVER!

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, flaxseed, and baking soda.
  3. In a separate bowl, blend margarine, brown sugar, and pudding mix; beat until smooth. Beat in eggs.
  4. Gradually stir in flour mixture, oats, coconut and nuts. Batter will be stiff.
  5. Roll dough into walnut sized balls and place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten slightly with your hand.
  6. Bake for 10- 12 minutes in preheated oven. Cool slightly on pan before removing to cooling rack.

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About Aunt Judie's Oatmeal Cookies aka THE Best Oatmeal Cookie EVER!

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




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