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Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Oatmeal Cookies, by , is from Four Generations of Johnson Women, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Karen Atwell
Added: Sunday, November 18, 2007


1 1/4 cup butter
3/4 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla

1 1/2 cup flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg (optional)
3 cups regular oatmeal
1 cup raisins (optional)
1 cup chocolate morsels (optional)
1 cup chopped nuts (optional)

Preheat oven to 375.

Cream butter and sugars together. Add egg and vanilla.
Cream until smooth.

Combine flour, baking soda, salt and spices. Add slowly to
butter mixture until mixed well. Add oatmeal, mixing well.
Add any/all optional extras as desired.

Drop onto an ungreased cookie sheet by the teaspoon. Bake
at 375 for 8-9 minutes for chewy cookies; 10-11 minutes for
crisper cookies.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 1/2 dozen




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