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Oatmeal Cookies

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Oatmeal cookies are nice and crunchy cookies made with rolled oats along with walnuts. Spiced with nutmeg and cinnamon, the oatmeal cookies are chewy and snacky and baked with buttermilk. Pop these in the oven for a healthy and filling snack.
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 2 Small
  Buttermilk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sifted enriched flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Quick cooking rolled oats 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped california walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Cream together shortening, brown sugar, and eggs till light and fluffy.
Stir in buttermilk.
Sift together flour, soda, baking powder, salt, and spices; stir into creamed mixture.
Stir in rolled oats, raisins, and nuts.
Drop from tablespoon 2 inches apart on greased cooky sheet.
Top each with walnut half, if desired.
Bake in hot oven (400°) about 8 minutes or till lightly browned.
Cool slightly and remove from pan.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1534 Calories from Fat 602

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 69 g106.5%

Saturated Fat 14.1 g70.5%

Trans Fat 5.4 g

Cholesterol 64.3 mg21.4%

Sodium 765.3 mg31.9%

Total Carbohydrates 203 g67.6%

Dietary Fiber 17.9 g71.6%

Sugars 74.8 g

Protein 28 g56.8%

Vitamin A 1.6% Vitamin C 0.8%

Calcium 17.7% Iron 48.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

1 Comment

Ronald A. Dixon's picture
Why would I want to use Splenda to make cookies then turn a round and use a cake mix? Cake mix has 2/3 cups of sugar!!!
Oatmeal Cookies Recipe