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If you need to feed a bunch of kids, this is the recipe. I have had it for years and use it often for the grandchildren.


Recipe Summary

130 cookies


Original recipe yields 65 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a large bowl cream, sugar, butter, and maple syrup. Add eggs and vanilla.

  • Grind the oats in a food processor to a coarse texture. Mix the dry ingredients together (except chocolate) and pour in half, add the cracker crumbs and nuts, mix well and add the rest of the dry ingredients. NOTE: You can use any one of the following kinds of nuts: peanuts, almonds, pecans, walnuts, filberts, cashews or chestnuts.

  • Add the chocolate chips and chocolate pieces last and form into small balls and place on a ungreased cookie sheet 3 inches apart. Press the cookies flat.

  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Dough also freezes well.

Nutrition Facts

263 calories; protein 3.7g; carbohydrates 32g; fat 14.4g; cholesterol 12.1mg; sodium 130mg. Full Nutrition