Baking with this mix is all fun and no fuss. Give it in a big jar, with the recipe, baking sheets, parchment paper, a metal rack and oven mitts as a special gift, at Christmas, Easter, housewarming or any time. Especially effective when young students are just moving away from home for the first time.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
120
Yield:
10 dozen
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Ingredients

120
Original recipe yields 120 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a large bowl combine oats, flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt. With a pastry blender cut in shortening until crumbly. Stir in raisins, coconut, chocolate chips and pecans.

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  • Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 10 weeks.

  • Attach a tag that reads: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet, or line with parchment paper. Measure 4 cups of the mix into a large bowl. Whisk together 1 egg, 2 tablespoons milk and 2 teaspoons vanilla; stir into the mix. Roll into 1 1/2 inch balls and place on prepared baking sheet. Flatten with a fork dipped in sugar. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 18 minutes, or until golden. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

114 calories; protein 1.3g; carbohydrates 14.8g; fat 5.9g; sodium 48.3mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (3)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
06/05/2005
Great recipe needs to be cut down for quart jars. Read More
(35)
3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
06/05/2005
Great recipe needs to be cut down for quart jars. Read More
(35)
Rating: 5 stars
01/15/2006
Very good cookies! I used one-third of the recipe but still used the one egg 2 tbsp milk 2 tbsp vanilla. I actually ended up putting in a little more milk. Also used quick-oats. Will make again! Read More
(26)
Rating: 5 stars
11/02/2006
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