Monday, January 31, 2011

The Best Oatmeal Cookies

My boys are cookie monsters!

They love cookies as much as I do!

So when I find a cookie recipe that we like, I love to share...

Oatmeal Cookies

1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
1 cup shortening
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups flour
2 cups oatmeal
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
6 oz chocolate chips
1 cup nuts, chopped (optional)
1 cup raisins (optional)

Mix sugar and shortening.

Beat and add eggs and flavorings.

Add dry ingredients and mix well.

Drop by teaspoonfuls in greased muffin tins.

Bake at 350 degrees, 12-15 minutes.  Makes 2 dozen.

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  1. Those look so tasty! What a great idea to put them in muffin tins. That makes them perfectly round. I love symmetry :D

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  2. This recipe make me want to go bake! I'm a new follower from Makin' Me Crazy Monday Blog Hop.


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