Selma's Best Oatmeal Cookies

Selma's Best Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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sheddy reese

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@stirfry

This unusual oatmeal cookie is always a family favorite.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
6 dozen cookies
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
shortening
1 c
white sugar
1/2 c
brown sugar, lightly packed
1
egg
1 1/2 c
flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 1/2 c
old fashioned oatmeal
3/4 c
finely chopped walnuts
1 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Selma's Best Oatmeal Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cream together the shortening, white sugar and brown sugar.
    Add egg
  • 2Sift together the flour, baking soda, and cinnamon. Add it to first mixture.
  • 3Then add the oatmeal, walnuts and vanilla.
    Chill dough for an hour.
  • 4Drop walnut sized pieces on a greased cookie sheet.
    Butter the bottom of a small glass, then dip it in granulated sugar and use to flatten out the cookie balls. Just keep dipping in sugar-you don't need to re-butter the bottom of the glass.
  • 5Bake at 350° for 10 minutes.
    Makes about 6 dozen cookies

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About Selma's Best Oatmeal Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern