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


  • 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


  1. Pre-heat oven to 325F

    Cream butter, add sugar and vanilla and mix.
  2. Sift and add flour, soda and salt.
  3. Mix in rolled oats last
  4. Form into two narrow rolls (in waxed paper) and place in the refrigerator to chill for a couple of hours.
  5. Unroll 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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