Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2 c Butter

  2. 1 c Dark brown sugar (packed)

  3. 1 1/4 c Old fashioned rolled oats

  4. 2 tb Old fashioned rolled oats

  5. 1 lg Egg; lightly beaten

  6. 1 ts Vanilla

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Recipe may be doubled, but no more. Melt butter in top of double boiler over simmmering water. Stir in sugar until lump-free and smooth, stir in oatmeal, then egg. Cook dough uncovered, 1 hour over bareluy simmering water, stirring occasionally.Remove top of double boiler from heat, add vanilla and let dough stand at room temperature 1 hour, to firm. ( dough is quite runny when hot.) Preheat oven to 350 F . Cover cookie sheets with foil, set aside. drop dough by level 1/4 teaspoonful, 1/2 inch apart. Bake 7 minutes or until well-browned. Cool to lukewarm, when cookies will peel away from foil. Store in tightly covered container, with padlock, if desired. Makes a little over a pound, about 200 tiny cookies, of 10 calories each. --


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