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Family Favorite Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Family Favorite Oatmeal Cookies, by , is from Family Affair Too! , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sharon Jones Bamford
Added: Thursday, August 30, 2007


2 c Shortening
2 c White Sugar
2 c Brown Sugar
4 Eggs
2 t Vanilla
3 c Flour
2 t Salt
2 t Baking Soda
6 c Oatmeal
2 c Nuts, chopped (optional)
Raisins (optional)

Cream shortening and sugars. Blend in eggs and vanilla. Sift flour, salt & soda. Fold into creamed mixture along with oats and nuts and/or raisins. Roll into small balls and place on greased cookie sheet. Flatten with a fork. Bake at 350 for 10 - 12 minutes or until golden OR make refrigerator cookies by forming dough into rolls 1 inches in
diameter. chill thoroughly. Just before baking slice cookies inch thick and place on baking sheet and bake as above.




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