Oatmeal Macaroons Cookies

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Melissa Etheridge

By
@melissareeseetheridge

This is an old version of a cookie that has become very popular with young people. I've even seen some with edible gold on them. This recipe does not include the gold..ha, ha.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4-5 dozen
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

1 c
shortening
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
sugar
1 c
light brown sugar
1 Tbsp
vanilla
2
eggs, beaten
1 2/3 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
3 c
quick cooking oats
1 c
pecans, in pieces

How to Make Oatmeal Macaroons Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix the shortening, sugars, vanilla, and eggs thoroughly.
  • 2Sift together the flour, soda, and salt, then add to first mixture.
  • 3Fold in oats and nuts. They should be thoroughly moistened.*The mixture will be very stiff.
  • 4Form balls using a teaspoon and put on a greased cookie sheet.
  • 5Bake 10-15 minutes at 350.
  • 6*You can substitute coconut for the pecans if you wish. *You can also brush the tops with edible gold if you're having a party and want to impress your guests. LOL!

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About Oatmeal Macaroons Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies