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selma's best oatmeal cookies

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Recipe by
sheddy reese
richmond, VA

This unusual oatmeal cookie is always a family favorite.

(1 rating)
yield 6 dozen cookies
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For selma's best oatmeal cookies

  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 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

  • 1
    Cream together the shortening, white sugar and brown sugar. Add egg
  • 2
    Sift together the flour, baking soda, and cinnamon. Add it to first mixture.
  • 3
    Then add the oatmeal, walnuts and vanilla. Chill dough for an hour.
  • 4
    Drop 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.
  • 5
    Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Makes about 6 dozen cookies

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