Mum's Oatmeal Shortbread Cookies

Sue Fitzpatrick


This was another of those treats that only showed up at Christmas :) I liked these. Very plain and dry so I could dunk them in a glass of milk. Now I like them with a hot chocolate or cup of tea.


★★★★☆ 2 votes

2 Hr 30 Min
30 Min


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1 c
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 c
1/4 tsp
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
rolled oats

How to Make Mum's Oatmeal Shortbread Cookies


  • 1Pre-heat oven to 325F

    Cream butter, add sugar and vanilla and mix.
  • 2Sift and add flour, soda and salt.
  • 3Mix in rolled oats last
  • 4Form into two narrow rolls (in waxed paper) and place in the refrigerator to chill for a couple of hours.
  • 5Unroll the dough and slice fairly thick cookies. About 3/4". Bake on lightly greased cookie sheet for 30 minutes or less, depending on your oven.

    Finished cookies are very lightly browned.

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About Mum's Oatmeal Shortbread Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Canadian
Hashtags: #oatmeal, #shortbread

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