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Mother's Old-Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Doris Henry

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. margarine, softened
1 c. light brown sugar
1 c. granulated sugar
2 eggs, room temperature, unbeaten
2 tsp. vanilla
1 1/4 c. all-purpose flour, sifted
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. allspice
3 c. old-fashioned oats
3/4 c. chopped pecans
confectioner's sugar

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl, blend margarine, sugars, eggs, and vanilla; beat until fluffy. Combine dry ingredients (flour to allspice). Add to creamed mixture; mix to blend. Stir in oats and pecans. Drop by teaspoonsful onto cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Flatten with floured fork to 2-inch diameter (will spread to 4 inches when baked). Bake at 350 for 12 to 15 minutes. Cool on cookie sheet; remove to cooling rack. Sift confectioner's sugar over tops.

YIELD: 3 dozen large cookies

 

 

 

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