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Oatmeal Walnut Cookies Recipe

Oatmeal Walnut Cookies Recipe

These yummy cookies, from Marjorie Ferrin of Colorado Springs, Colorado, are perfect with an afternoon cup of coffee or glass of milk.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch YIELD:14 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons beaten egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, cream shortening and sugars. Beat in egg and vanilla. In a small bowl, combine the oats, flour, baking soda and salt. Gradually add to the creamed mixture. Stir in walnuts.
  • 2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 3 in. apart onto an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 9-11 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Let stand for 2 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Yield: 14 cookies.

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 99 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 48 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.