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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.
Ingredients
  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)
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Dish: 
Cookie
Servings: 
5

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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!!!