Selma's Best Oatmeal Cookies

Selma's Best Oatmeal Cookies


"Oatmeal cookies with walnuts or pecans."


{{adjustedServings}} servings 160 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 160 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 9.2 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.3g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 46 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cream together shortening, white sugar, brown sugar. Then add 1 beaten egg.
  2. Sift together flour, baking soda, and ground cinnamon and add to first mixture. Then add quick rolled oats, finely crushed walnuts or pecans and vanilla.
  3. Cover and chill for an hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  5. Place walnut sized pieces of dough on a greased cookie sheet. Butter the bottom of a small glass, dip in sugar and flatten out the little pieces. You need not rebutter each time. Bake for 10 minutes.
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  1. 10 Ratings


These cookies were very good, I prefer a more cake like oatmeal cookie and these were kind of flat and crispy. Next time I would use less butter as they were a little greasy, but over all very ...

My co-worker makes these all the time and I LOVE LOVE LOVE them. An easy recipe that makes a great *crispy* oatmeal cookie. Don't make if you are looking for a chewy cookie, these are not that. ...

These cookies wouldn't form a dough without some effort. There seemed to be too dry. Next time I make them I may try adding some milk. Regardless, they tasted good. :)