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Quaker Famous Oatmeal Cookies
The original Quaker oatmeal cookies that most of us grew up on are just as good now as they used to be!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
- 3/4 cup shortening
- 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 cup all purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 3 cups uncooked Quaker Old Fashioned Oats
- 1 cup raisins optional
- 1 cup coconut optional
- 1 cup pecans or walnuts optional
Beat shortening, both sugars, egg, water, and vanilla together until creamy.
Stir in dry ingredients except the oats. Mix well.
Stir in oats and optional ingredients if you are using them
Drop by teaspoon on a lightly greased cookie sheet or silpat
Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes. Do NOT over bake.
Let cool a few minutes on the cookie sheet before removing to cool completely.