Oatmeal Cookies...

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

This week's Something Yummy for My Colonel's Tummy...

 Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies


Who doesn't love a good oatmeal cookie?
This is the recipe I have been using for years, straight from the back of the oatmeal container.

Ingredients:

1-1/4 cups butter, softened (2-1/2 sticks) 
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1-1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
3 cups Oats, uncooked (quick or old fashioned)

Directions:

In a large bowl, beat together the butter and the sugars.
Add the egg, vanilla and beat well.

Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg; mix well. 
Add oats; mix well.

Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheets...


Bake 8 to 9 minutes for a chewy cookie or 10 to 11 minutes for a crisp cookie. 
Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack. 


We like our oatmeal cookies just a little crispy...


I am linking this recipe up with Foodie Friends Friday

Enjoy your day!

12 comments :

  1. Those do look so yummy and I am going to try them now that it is cool weather.
    Thanks for sharing
    Hugs

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  2. I've never lined my cookie sheets with foil! Works huh? I have lined with parchment paper though...
    Those look great and have become hubby's favorite...maybe I'll try making a batch today!

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  3. Lois...you're killing me with all this yummy goodness! Keep it comin'!

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  4. Homemade oatmeal raisin are my favorite cookies. Your cookies look scrumptious.

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  5. Hmmmm...I can almost smell them baking... We like our cookies crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside. We're not too fussy. ☺

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  6. I can smell them and feel their warmth from here.

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  7. I love oatmeal cookies! I really like them with butterscotch chips too! Thanks for sharing!

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  8. Mmmm....wish I could reach right through that computer screen and grab one! :)

    Tammy

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  9. These cookies are calling me to make them! Look so delicious!

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  10. I love oatmeal cookies. Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday.

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  11. Yummy, I love oatmeal cookies. I put a pinch of black pepper into my dough.

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