Oatmeal Crispies Recipe
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Oatmeal Crispies Recipe

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My husband, who normally isn't fond of oatmeal, thinks these old-fashioned cookies are great. With a hint of nutmeg, their aroma is wonderful as they bake...and they taste even better!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:33 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 33 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 156 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 116 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the oats, flour, baking soda, salt nutmeg and cinnamon and mix well; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 5-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Oatmeal Crispies in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p19

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 156 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 116 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Apr. 25, 2011

Really nice flavor - I used half butter and half butter-flavored shortening - this will be a cookie recipe that I keep handy!

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Reviewed Dec. 30, 2010

really good; pretty, too.

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Reviewed Jan. 6, 2010

I have made these cookies many times, and my family loves them! This recipe is absolutely the best oatmeal cookie I've ever made!

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Reviewed Nov. 27, 2008

Very good--I used half shortening and half butter.

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