Flying Saucer Cookies

Bev Hale


Those of us old enough will remember these from school. This recipe was from my aunt who was a "lunch lady"! She passed the recipe on to me in 1965.


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20 Min
10 Min


  • 3 c
  • 2 c
  • 1/4 c
    dried milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    allspice, ground
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 2
  • 1/4 c
  • 3 1/3 c
    rolled oats. for best results do not use quick cooking oats.
  • 3/4 c

How to Make Flying Saucer Cookies


  1. Cream shortening with sugar. Add eggs.
  2. Mix dry (except oats) ingredients together and add to creamed mixture. Add honey and water.
  3. Fold in oats and raisens. Drop by large spoonful - you want these big, onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes.

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