Secret Ingredient Oatmeal Cookies

1
Mrs D

By
@SugarGrace

I have been making these cookies for my family and friends for about 15 years. They are always a big hit and the "secret ingredient" of frosted flakes gives them extra flavor and texture that everyone really enjoys.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
Makes 3-4 dozen cookies
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
unsalted butter
1/2 c
solid vegetable shortening
1 c
sugar
3/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
quick cooking oats
1 3/4 c
frosted flakes

How to Make Secret Ingredient Oatmeal Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat oven to 325*.
  • 2Combine flour, baking powder, soda, and salt; set aside.
  • 3Cream butter and shortening on low speed of a mixer until light and fluffy.
  • 4Gradually add sugar and brown sugar, beating well at medium speed.
  • 5Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  • 6Add flour mixture, mixing well.
  • 7Stir in oats and flakes.
  • 8Drop dough with a cookie scoop onto a greased pan. (I use foil and cooking spray for this.)
  • 9Bake for 12 minutes or until golden.
  • 10Allow to fully cool on wire racks.

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About Secret Ingredient Oatmeal Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom