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Oatmeal Macaroons Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Welch

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. shortening (Crisco)
1 c. light brown sugar (packed)
1 c. sugar
2 eggs, unbeaten
tsp. vanilla
1 c. flour
1 tsp. soda
tsp. salt
tsp. cinnamon
3 c. regular oatmeal (old fashion, not instant)
c. chopped walnuts (optional)

Coconut variation:
1 c. coconut
tsp. almond flavoring
Omit cinnamon

Directions:
Directions:
Cream shortening, brown sugar, and sugar with a mixer. Add eggs, beating in well. Add vanilla. Sift together flour, soda, salt, and cinnamon. Add to creamed mixture gradually, beating in well. Stir in oatmeal and walnuts using a wooden spoon. Drop from a teaspoon onto a greased cookie sheet.

Bake at 350 for 8 to 10 minutes.

If making coconut variation, omit cinnamon, but add almond with mixer. Stir in coconut using a wooden spoon. Make dough into small balls and roll in sugar. Bake same as above.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Approximately 4 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mom always made the coconut variation. It's really good. Don't over bake. They burn easily.

 

 

 

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