LEMON GLAZED OATMEAL COOKIES

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Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

Found this delightful recipe on the back of a box of cooling racks that I got for Christmas. The lemon juice really gives these cookies that something extra--extra tasty!
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12-28-15

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
Makes about 2 dozen large cookies
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2-1/2 c
old-fashioned oats
1-3/4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
3/4 c
(1-1/2 sticks) butter, softened
1/4 c
solid vegetable shortening
1 c
firmly packed light brown sugar
1
egg
1-1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
almond extract
1 c
confectioners' sugar
4-5 tsp
lemon juice, divided
1 Tbsp
light corn syrup

How to Make LEMON GLAZED OATMEAL COOKIES

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a medium bowl, stir together oats, flour, baking soda and salt.
  • 2In a large bowl, beat together butter and shortening with electric mixer until smooth. Add sugar and beat until combined. Add egg, vanilla and almond extracts; beat until well combined. Beat in oat mixture.
  • 3Drop by 3 Tablespoonsful onto ungreased cookie pan; flatten slightly.
  • 4Bake in a preheated 350ยบ oven for 10-12 minutes or until light golden. Cool on pan 5 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely on cooling rack.
  • 5In a small bowl, whisk together confectioners' sugar, 1 Tbsp. lemon juice and corn syrup. Add additional 1-2 teaspoons lemon juice to adjust glaze to get desired consistency. Drizzle the glaze over cooled cookies.

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About LEMON GLAZED OATMEAL COOKIES

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian