Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 c Shortening; soft

  2. 1 c Granulated sugar

  3. 1 c Brown sugar, firmly packed

  4. 2 Eggs

  5. 1/2 ts Vanilla

  6. 1 1/4 c Sifted all-purpose flour

  7. 1 ts Soda

  8. 1/2 ts Salt

  9. 3 c Quaker Oats, uncooked

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. -- (quick or old-fashioned) Beat shortening, sugars, eggs and vanilla together until creamy. Sift together flour, soda and salt. Add to creamed mixture; blend well. Stir in oats. Shape to form 1-inch balls. Place on greased cooky sheets, about 2 inches apart. Bake in preheated moderate oven (350 F.) 12 to 15 minutes. Cool about 2 minutes, then remove cookies from cooky sheets. For variety, add 1 cup raisins, 1 cup salted peanuts, 6 oz. (1 cup) semi-sweet chocolate pieces or 1 cup flaked or shredded coconut with the oats. Source: Our Favorites for family and friends Reprinted with permission from The Quaker Oats Company Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias


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