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BILL CLINTON 'S OATMEAL COOKIES Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Oscar Flores/ President Bill Clinton's Chef
Added: Sunday, November 1, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/2 cups quick-cooking or old-fashion oats
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter or margarine, at
room temp.
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Bake at 350 for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.

Spread oats and walnuts in ungreased
15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1-inch baking pan.
Bake 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until toasted and lightly brown; cool
In small bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and salt. Beat brown sugar, butter or margarine, vanilla and eggs in a large bowl. Stir in oat mixture.
Drop dough by rounded tbsps. about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.

Cool on pan for 3 minutes; remove from cookie sheet. Cool on wire rack.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 1/2 dozen cookies.
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 Minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Oscar Flores worked for the Clinton's in Washington and after but is now serving in Iraq, he is famous for these treats, which tempted the former President to break his diet, 2008.

 

 

 

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