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Best Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Best Oatmeal Cookies, by , is from Johnson Family Cookbook, Vol. 2, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Judy Reddell
Added: Thursday, February 3, 2011


1 c shortening
1 c brown sugar
1 c white sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 c flour
3 c quick oatmeal

1 c raisins or 1 c chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 375.

Cream shortening and sugars together; add eggs and vanilla. Slowly add dry ingredients. Stir in oatmeal. If desired, add raisins or chocolate chips to dough. Drop by tsp on ungreased cookie sheets for 10-12 min. Allow cookies to cool 5 min before transfer to cooling rack.




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