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Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies, by , is from The Frausto Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Maureen Brown
Added: Friday, July 6, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 tsp vanilla
2 eggs
1 1/2 cup flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
3 cups oats
1 cup chopped pecans

Directions:
Directions:
In a bowl, place softened shortening and add sugars. Cream together, add eggs one at a time.
Mix in vanilla, then salt and soda. Gradually add flour and blend well. Add oats and nuts.
*For a chewier cookie, use less oats.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I remember when I was a little girl, I would ride my bike to Aunt Maureen's house. You could smell the cookies when you walked in the house. They were delicious. This is now one of our family favorites. -ShelleyFrausto

 

 

 

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