Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

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Judy Kaye


These are my personal favorite cookies. The original recipe is not mine but I have adjusted it over the years to make it my own. It is crisp with lots of flavor.


★★★★★ 2 votes

makes 3 - 4 dz..
20 Min
10 Min


  • 1 c
    butter flavored shortening
  • 1 c
    light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
    white sugar
  • 2
    large eggs
  • 1 1/2 c
    unbleached white flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 3 c
    old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 c
    goldnen raisins
  • 1/2 c
    shredded and chopped coconut
  • 1/2 c
    nuts chopped (your favorite)
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Loaded Oatmeal Cookies


  1. Cream shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Sift flour, baking soda,salt and cinnamon together. Add slowly to wet ingredients. Add rolled oats 1/2 cup at a time. add remaining ingredients being careful to mix throughly.
  2. Divide into 3 equal and form into logs. Wrap in wax paper or plastic wrap and put in freezer at least 4 hours. Cut 12 1/4 inch slices per baking sheet. Bake for 10 - 12 minutes.
  3. Returning unused portion to freezer until ready for next baking cycle or until needed.
    May be stored in unbaked in an air tight container up to 2 months.

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About Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #oatmeal #crisp

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