Mom's Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

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Connie McKean

By
@ConKap

the original name for this cookie is ... Six in One Oatmeal Cookies ... it's an oatmeal cookie with variations ... but chocolate chip has always been my favorite cookie mom made ...
Variation: add to Oatmeal cookies:
1 - 1 (12 ounce) package Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (2 cups) and 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
2 - 1/8 cup caramel sauce
3 - 1 cup gum drops, cut up
4 - 1 cup dates, cut up
5 - 1 cup raisins
6 - 2 tablespoons orange peel

Rating:

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Serves:
3 dozen
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c
    shortening or butter
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3 c
    oats, quick cooking
  • 1
    (12 ounce) package semi-sweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
  • 1/2 c
    walnuts, chopped

How to Make Mom's Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream the shortening and sugar in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
  2. Mix in the egg, and vanilla.
  3. Blend in mixture of the flour, salt, soda and oats. Mix in variation, if desired.
  4. Drop by teaspoonful 2 inches apart onto a greased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake 350° F for 10 - 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  6. Remove to a wire rack to cool.
  7. Variation: add to Oatmeal cookies:
    * 1 (12 ounce) package Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (2 cup) and 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
    * 1/8 cup caramel sauce
    * 1 cup gum drops, cut up
    * 1 cup dates, cut up
    * 1 cup raisins
    * 2 tablespoons orange peel

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About Mom's Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American



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