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Oatmeal Shortbread Recipe

These rich buttery cookies from Marion Hall are great with a steaming cup of coffee. "My family enjoys these chewy treats very much," remarks the Etobicoke, Ontario cook.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling YIELD:30 servings


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt


  • 1. In a bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually add the flour, oats and salt. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Prick with a fork if desired. Bake at 325° for 30-35 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: about 5 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 111 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 121 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.