Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies (Olde Recipe)

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies (olde Recipe)

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Sydney Morgan


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 vote
2 Dozen
30 Min


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

How to Make Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies (Olde Recipe)


  • 1Mix all sugar and shortening.
  • 2Add eggs, vanilla, baking soda and flour Mix.
  • 3Add Oatmeal. Mix. Dough should not be so moist as to be sticky. If too moist. Add a little flour and mix.
  • 4Add chocolate chips. Stir in by hand as mixer might break them.
  • 5Spoon onto greased cookie sheet. Taller balls will aid in making softer cookies.
  • 6Bake at 375 for a few minutes on one shelf; then a few minutes on the other shelf.
  • 7Cook 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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About Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies (Olde Recipe)

Course/Dish: Cookies