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

  1. In a medium bowl, stir together oats, flour, baking soda and salt.
  2. In 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.
  3. Drop by 3 Tablespoonsful onto ungreased cookie pan; flatten slightly.
  4. Bake in a preheated 350º oven for 10-12 minutes or until light golden. Cool on pan 5 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely on cooling rack.
  5. In 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




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