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Default REC: Quaker's Famous Oatmeal Cookies

Absolutely the best. My Mom's always come out in little mounds, mine
end up flat. I read the reasons why somewhere (overbeating the solid
fat? Butter too warm?) but it doesn't matter; they're all good!

maxine in ri

On Feb 19, 9:21*pm, Damsel in dis Dress >
wrote:
> Fantastic oatmeal cookies!
>
> * * * * * * * * * * * * Exported from MasterCook *
>
> * * * * * * * * * * *Quaker's Famous Oatmeal Cookies
>
> Recipe By * * :Quaker Oats
> Serving Size *: 60 * *Preparation Time :0:00
> Categories * *: Cookies/Bars
>
> * Amount *Measure * * * Ingredient -- Preparation Method
> -------- *------------ *--------------------------------
> * 1 * * * * * * * *cup *firmly packed brown sugar
> * * *3/4 * * * * * cup *vegetable shortening
> * * *1/2 * * * * * cup *granulated sugar
> * 1 * * * * * * *large *egg
> * * *1/4 * * * * * cup *water
> * 1 * * * * * teaspoon *vanilla extract
> * 3 * * * * * * * cups *quick-cooking oats -- uncooked
> * 1 * * * * * * * *cup *all-purpose flour
> * 1 * * * * * teaspoon *salt -- optional
> * * *1/2 * * *teaspoon *baking soda
>
> Heat oven to 350F. In large bowl, beat brown sugar, shortening and
> granulated sugar until creamy. Add egg, water and vanilla; beat well.
> Add combined oats, flour, salt and baking soda; mix well.
>
> Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
>
> Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove to wire
> rack. Cool completely. Store tightly covered.
>
> Variations:
> Add 1 cup of any one or a combination of any of the following
> ingredients to basic cookie dough: raisins, chopped nuts, chocolate
> chips or shredded coconut.
>
> LARGE COOKIES:
> Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 15
> to 17 minutes. ABOUT 2-1/2 DOZEN
>
> BAR COOKIES:
> Press dough onto bottom of ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Bake 30
> to 35 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely in pan on
> wire rack. Cut into bars. Store tightly covered. Makes 24 BARS
>
> S(Website:
> * "http://www.quakeroats.com/"
> Yield:
> * "5 dozen"
>
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> NOTES :
> Us: *1 tablespoon cinnamon
> Joe: *raisins
> Todd: *raisins and walnuts