Chewy Oatmeal Cookie

Chewy Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

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linda mcdougal

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@lilacmemaw


Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c
    butter flavor shortening
  • 1 1/4 c
    light brown sugar - firmly packed
  • 1
    egg
  • 1/3 c
    milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 3 c
    quick oats
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 c
    raisins
  • 1 c
    walnuts, coarsely chopped

How to Make Chewy Oatmeal Cookie

Step-by-Step

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




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