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not your mothers oatmeal cookies!

Recipe by
Janice (Jan) Barlow
Rochester, NY

For some reason when I think of fall I think of oatmeal cookies!!! Found this recipe and added lots of extra ingredients (ie nuts and cocoanut). They were like I remembered

yield 50 if you make your cookies large but easily can do 6-7 dz.
prep time 40 Min
cook time 12 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For not your mothers oatmeal cookies!

  • 1 c
    butter softened
  • 2 c
    brown sugar
  • 2
  • 2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
  • 1 bag
    chocolate chips
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    nuts of choice

How To Make not your mothers oatmeal cookies!

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line large cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • 2
    In a large bowl (or a mixer with a paddle attachment) cream the butter and brown sugar together. Add eggs vanilla, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Beat until mix is light in color and fluffy
  • 3
    Add flour and oatmeal-combine. Then add chocolate chips cocoanut, and nuts--just to combine
  • 4
    Drop by spoonful .( I used a scoop and made larger ones.) onto the parchment lined cookie sheets. Bake 11-15 minutes or until lightly brown--I need the 15 minutes probably because I made them big. Cool on racks