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Crisp Oatmeal Cookies

Crisp Oatmeal Cookies

  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    12 m
  • Ready In

    27 m
S. Hynek

S. Hynek

Crispy, delicious oatmeal cookies.

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  • Calories:
  • 127 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 6.2 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.5g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 94 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening, white sugar and brown sugar. Mix in the egg and vanilla until well blended. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; stir into the batter until well blended. Mix in the oats, coconut and chocolate chips until evenly distributed. Roll dough into walnut sized balls and place 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until edges are lightly browned.
  4. All done! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments!
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mayura
152

mayura

4/29/2009

To get really crisp cookies, just cut the amount of brown sugar in half, and increase the white sugar by 2 tbsp. Then bake for 15 mins~ voila! Crisp cookies that you CAN'T get from using equal amounts of brown and white sugar.

GRANNYLOOHOO
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GRANNYLOOHOO

7/21/2006

I've always used the recipe on the oatmeal box but this is superior to it. The only adjustments I make are to grind 1/2 of the oatmeal in my food processor, added 1/2 cup each of raisins & pecans, and I did not use the choc. chips or coconut. I also treated them as a "drop" cookie since my dough was a little moist. I use this recipe as a base for peanut butter cookies (add 1/2 cup peanut butter & leave out nuts & raisins and grind all the oatmeal) and chocolate chip cookies because they are the perfect combination of crispy outside & chewy inside.

KITTYGRACE
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KITTYGRACE

4/23/2007

This is the best cookie recipe that I've tried in years. I didn't have quite enough shortening so I put about a tablespoon of butter in with it, no problem. I lost control of the vanilla bottle when measuring and put probably twice as much in as I was supposed to, no problem. Didn't have quite enough white sugar so I topped it off with brown sugar, no problem. And best of all, I always forget the last batch that I put in the oven and end up ruining them, but these, even though they were pretty brown, they were still great! Unbelievable! I put chocolate chips in them, yummy. I can't wait to try some of the other suggested variations. You won't be disappointed with this recipe.

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