Colossal Batch of Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
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Colossal Batch of Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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"With a cookie-loving husband and seven kids, one batch of cookies doesn't last long here! When I make this colossal recipe, I divide it into thirds and make three different types to please everyone. One with chocolate chips and nuts, another with raisins and one with butterscotch chips. Everyone is happy!" - Lisa Cooper, Paris, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:162 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 162 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup butter-flavored shortening
  • 3-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 4 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 6 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 5-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 package (10 to 11 ounces) butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 95 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 82 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a very large bowl, cream the butter, shortening and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, buttermilk and vanilla. Combine the oats, flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in chips and pecans.
  2. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 3 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks. Yield: about 13-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Colossal Batch of Oatmeal Cookies in Taste of Home August/September 2009, p50

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 95 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 82 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

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Reviewed Oct. 1, 2013

Excellent recipe! I only made half a recipe and used one bag of butterscotch chips and they turned out wonderful. I was able to get 90 cookies from half a recipe. Worth every second of my time and will be making them again and again!!!!!

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Reviewed Sep. 14, 2013

Very good cookie, easy to add whatever extra ingredients you like. Bakes moist soft cookies. Plan to keep this recipe with my fsvorites?

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Reviewed Jan. 30, 2013

My son-in-law loved these and has requested me to make them again. I left out the nuts. He likes to zap them in the microwave and eat warm.

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Reviewed Aug. 13, 2012

are these hard or soft cookies when done?

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Reviewed May. 31, 2011

These were wonderful! I did make a couple dozen plain and they were great! I did not put in the nuts just chips. I used a medium pampered chef scoop for mine and it made 8 dozen. Will be my oatmeal cookie recipe from now on!

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