Nana's Special Oatmeal Cookies

1
Barbara Nazworth

By
@bnana51

These oatmeal cookies have been served to us by my mother since I was a child. I can't say it's an original, but no one has ever told me they make the same kind, yet. They hold a special place in my heart and they make me feel like I was a kid again.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
75+ cookies
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 c
shortening, butter flavor
4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2 c
sugar
4
egg
2
bananas, mashed
1 c
water
4 tsp
vanilla extract
4 c
flour
4 tsp
salt
2 tsp
baking soda
12 c
old fashioned oats
1 Tbsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
nutmeg
nuts
chocolate chips
coconut

How to Make Nana's Special Oatmeal Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Beat shortening, sugars (brown & granulated), eggs, water, bananas and vanilla together til creamy.
  • 2Sift together flour, salt, soda, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add to creamed mixture and blend well. Stir in Oats.
  • 3Add nuts, coconut, chocolate chips to taste. More the merrier.
  • 4Make mixture rolls about 2" wide by 6" long using waxed paper. You should have enough for 2 or more rolls.
  • 5Refrigerate overnight. Slice while firm and bake in 350 degree oven for 12 to 15 minutes.

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About Nana's Special Oatmeal Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #oatmeal