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Quaker famous oatmeal cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
John Mellody
Added: Sunday, April 1, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 cup vegetable shortening
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups QuakerŽ Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
(Optional 1 Cup Yellow RaisinS)
variations Add 1 cup of any one or a combination of any of the following ingredients to basic cookie dough: raisins (YELLOW RAISINS ARE BEST), chopped nuts, chocolate chips or shredded coconut.

Directions:
Directions:
1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat brown sugar, shortening and granulated sugar until creamy. Add egg, water and vanilla; beat well. Add combined oats, flour, salt and baking soda; mix well.
2. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
3. Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store tightly covered.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
ABOUT 5 DOZEN
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
LARGE COOKIES: Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 15 to 17 minutes. ABOUT 2-1/2 DOZEN.

BAR COOKIES: Press dough onto bottom of ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars. Store tightly covered. Makes 24 BARS

HIGH ALTITUDE ADJUSTMENT: Increase flour to 1-1/4 cups and bake as directed.

 

 

 

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