Oatmeal Macaroons Cookies

1
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

  1. Mix the shortening, sugars, vanilla, and eggs thoroughly.
  2. Sift together the flour, soda, and salt, then add to first mixture.
  3. Fold in oats and nuts. They should be thoroughly moistened.*The mixture will be very stiff.
  4. Form balls using a teaspoon and put on a greased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake 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




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