Bryan's Red Ribbon Recipe


These are my boyfriend's FAVORITE cookies!

3 dozen


  • 1 ¼ cups rolled oats

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ cup finely chopped walnuts

  • ¾ cup shortening

  • cup white sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 1 egg yolk

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • teaspoon baking soda

  • teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).

  2. Cream together the shortening, egg and egg yolk. Mix in the sugars, flour, baking soda and salt. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix ingredients at high speed until well mixed, occasionally scraping the sides of the bowl.

  3. Drop with a tablespoon on greased cookie sheet 1 1/2 - 2 inches apart. Bake for 14 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately remove from sheet and place on wire rack for cooling process.

  4. NOTE: Cookies are great when lightly browned but some enjoy dark. ENJOY!!!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

200 Calories
12g Fat
22g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 200
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 95mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 3g
Calcium 18mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 59mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.