Selma's Best Oatmeal Cookies

Selma's Best Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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sheddy reese


This unusual oatmeal cookie is always a family favorite.


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6 dozen cookies
15 Min
10 Min


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1 c
1 c
white sugar
1/2 c
brown sugar, lightly packed
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


  • 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

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