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chocolate chip oatmeal cookies (olde recipe)

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Recipe by
Sydney Morgan
Cotopaxi, CO

This recipe won me the title "Cookie Queen of Company 85" of the US Navy Basic Training in the 80's! The credit goes to Quaker Oats as it is the recipe on their box many, many, many decades ago - and still the best!

(1 rating)
yield 2 Dozen
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For chocolate chip oatmeal cookies (olde recipe)

  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 c
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2
    eggs - jumbo
  • 3 c
    old fashioned oats
  • 1 pkg
    chocolate chips
  • nuts (optional)

How To Make chocolate chip oatmeal cookies (olde recipe)

  • 1
    Mix all sugar and shortening.
  • 2
    Add eggs, vanilla, baking soda and flour Mix.
  • 3
    Add Oatmeal. Mix. Dough should not be so moist as to be sticky. If too moist. Add a little flour and mix.
  • 4
    Add chocolate chips. Stir in by hand as mixer might break them.
  • 5
    Spoon onto greased cookie sheet. Taller balls will aid in making softer cookies.
  • 6
    Bake at 375 for a few minutes on one shelf; then a few minutes on the other shelf.
  • 7
    Cook on waxed paper (with newspaper underneath). To keep cookies soft, put a slice of bread in the container with the cookies.

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