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The Best Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

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This recipe for The Best Oatmeal Cookie, by , is from The Dillard Family and Friends Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marion Cunningham
Added: Friday, June 12, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup very soft butter
1 cup sugar
2 cups uncooked instant oatmeal
1 teaspoon baking soda
teaspoon salt
1 cup all-purpose flour*
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl, beat the butter and sugar together with a wooden spoon, not a mixer. Measure the flour by spooning the flour into a 1 cup measure and leveling it off. In another bowl combine oatmeal, baking soda, salt and flour.With the wooden spoon, mix the dry ingredients into the sugar/butter mixture. Mix in the vanilla extract.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. with your fingers, shape the dough into 1" balls. Set them on the baking sheet 2 " apart. Dip your fingers into cool water and flatten each ball to about 1 CM thick. Bake fir 10 minutes, until the cookies look pale-golden. Let cool for a few minutes, then remove to a rack to cool completely.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
* Gold Medal is a good low-protein flour

 

 

 

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