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Oatmeal Pecan Cookies

It's hard to stop munching on these delightful cookies," admits Debbi Smith, field editor from Crossett, Arkansas.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min.
  • Makes
    about 7 dozen


  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  • In a bowl, cream shortening and sugars. Add eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in oats and nuts. Chill for 30 minutes.
  • Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls; place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire racks.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 141 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 92mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
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  • lolohiser
    Jun 14, 2017

    Jimmy liked these.

  • alsmomma
    Nov 20, 2012

    This is my go-to oatmeal cookie recipe. It's the absolute perfect balance between crispy and chewy. I've made this recipe many, many times and gotten rave reviews everytime!

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    Nov 15, 2007

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    Sep 4, 2007

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