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Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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

Julia Villanueva
Added: Saturday, June 20, 2009


1 C butter flavor Crisco
1 C sugar
1 C firmly packed light brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 C plus 1 tsp flour divided
1 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp salt
2 1/2 C Quaker oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
1 C finely chopped hazelnuts
1 C finely diced dried apricots
1 C chopped vanilla milk chips

Heat oven to 350. Combine Crisco, sugar, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed until well blended.
Combine 1 1/2 C flour, baking soda and salt. Add gradually to creamed mixture at low speed. Beat until well blended. Stir in oats and nuts with spoon.
Toss apricots with remaining 1 T flour. Stir into dough. Stir in vanilla chips. Shape into 1 1/2 inch balls. Flatten slightly. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake for 11 to 13 minutes or until just beginning to brown around edges and slightly moist in center. Remove to foil.

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36 cookies




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