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Oatmeal Pecan Cookies Recipe

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. YIELD:42 servings


  • 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


  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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. Yield: about 7 dozen.

Nutritional 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 User ID: 5362556 267988
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2017

"Jimmy liked these."

alsmomma User ID: 5479468 21714
Reviewed 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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