Mother in Law Cookies

Mother In Law Cookies Recipe

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Jessica Hannan


This is a recipe I came up with because I dreamed up my mother in law asking for oatmeal cookies with no cinnamon and almond extract. I made the cookies and they taste great, even if it was a request I had imagined up lol


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3 dozen or so cookies
10 Min
10 Min


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  • 3/4 c
    butter, unsalted
  • 1/2 c
    white sugar
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1
  • 1 c
    unbleached all purpose flour
  • 3 c
    old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking soda

How to Make Mother in Law Cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Cream butter, sugar, eggs, almond extract together until creamy.
  3. Whisk together flour and soda, stir into butter mixture
  4. Stir in oats.
  5. Drop by tablespoon onto cookie sheet.I use a small ice cream scopp because I am OCD and like them to all be exactly the same size and shape. :)
  6. Bake for about 10-12 minutes. I like mine chewey, so I underbake slightly.
  7. Let cool for a few minutes and then place on rack to cool. Let cookie sheet cool for 10-15 minutes between batches, or the cookies get flat and thin.

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Course/Dish: Cookies

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