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Ingredients:

  • 1 cups - shortening
  • 1 cups - brown sugar
  • 1 cups - granulated sugar
  • 2 - eggs
  • 1 teaspoons - vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups - all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoons - salt
  • 1 teaspoons - baking soda
  • 3 1/2 cups - old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cups - pecans
  • Directions:

    Cream shortening and sugars; add eggs and vanilla. Beat until blended. Sift together flour, salt, and baking soda; add to creamed mixture. Stir in oatmeal and nuts. Form into 1-1/2 inch rolls, wrap in plastic wrap, chill, slice and bake; OR dampen hands as needed, form into 1-inch balls and place on cookie sheet. Bake in 350 degree oven about 8 to 10 minutes or until very lightly browned.

    Brief Description

    Oatmeal cookies with nuts

    Main Ingredient:

    oats

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 20 min
    Cook Time: 10 min

    Notes

    If not using pecans in recipe, increase oats to 4 cups.
    Variation: If adding chocolate chips, add 1 (12-ounce) package of chocolate chips, and reduce oats to 3 cups.

    Posted By:

    mcarr

    Posted On:

    March 9, 2012

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