Chewy Oatmeal Cookie

Chewy Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

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3/4 c
butter flavor shortening
1 1/4 c
light brown sugar - firmly packed
1/3 c
1 1/2 tsp
3 c
quick oats
1 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
1 c
1 c
walnuts, coarsely chopped

How to Make Chewy Oatmeal Cookie


  • 1Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  • 2Grease baking sheet with butter flavored shortening.
  • 3Combine shortening, light brown sugar, egg, milk and vanilla in large bowl.
  • 4Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended.
  • 5Combine oats, flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.
  • 6Mix into creamed mixture at low speed just until blended.
  • 7Stir in raisins and nuts and drop rounded tablespoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto baking sheet.
  • 8Bake at 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  • 9Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet.
  • 10Remove to kitchen counter--makes about 2 1/2 dozen cookies.
  • 11VARIATIONS: HALF-DIPPED COOKIES-Omit raisins and nuts.
  • 12Bake and cool.
  • 13Microwave 1 cup Dutch Fudge Frosting for 20-25 seconds, or until smooth and thin.
  • 14Dip top half of cookie in frosting and lay on waxed paper until set.
  • 15FAVORITE CHIP COOKIES - Omit raisins and nuts.
  • 16Add 1 cup baking chips to batter and bake and cool.
  • 17MAPLE WALNUT COOKIES - Omit raisins.
  • 18Add 1-1/2 teaspoon maple flavoring to batter and bake and cool.
  • 19Frost top of cooled cookie with mixture of 1 container Vanilla Layer Cake Frosting and 1 teaspoon maple flavoring and garnish with walnut half.

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About Chewy Oatmeal Cookie

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy