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World's Best Oatmeal Cookies

Rated as 4.46 out of 5 Stars

"I substituted walnuts for raisins in an old recipe, and came up with my husband's favorite cookies!"
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Ingredients

27 m servings 109
Original recipe yields 24 servings (4 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the shortening, white sugar and brown sugar until smooth. Stir in the egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; stir into the batter until blended. Mix in oats and walnuts. Drop by teaspoonfuls, 1 inch apart, onto greased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake for 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately remove cookies to wire racks and allow to cool.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 109 calories; 6.3 12.2 1.5 8 79 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I left in the raisins, using 1/2 cup, and changed the walnuts to macadamia nuts. Macadamia nuts, totally make either these or chocolate chip cookies! These cookies ended up nice and crunchy, ...

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I left in the raisins, using 1/2 cup, and changed the walnuts to macadamia nuts. Macadamia nuts, totally make either these or chocolate chip cookies! These cookies ended up nice and crunchy, ...

I have been searching for a good Oatmeal Cookie recipe forever! I've found it! These were crispy on the outside and chewy in the middle! Perfect!

Absolutely wonderful! A quick, easy delicious recipe. They were crispy outside and slightly chewy inside. I placed them in Mason jars for the Christmas holidays. They were the perfect size a...

These are actually the greatest cookies ever. Super easy to make-one large bowl and a wooden spoon and 15 minutes later you've got cookies. I used raisins the first time I made them and then rai...

These are wonderful. Very easy. Came out perfect. Even without the walnuts, they are very flavorful.

These cookies have a very good flavor. I did use a teaspoon to drop the cookies on the baking sheet, but I didn't get 48 cookies, more like 30. After cooling, the cookies get rather hard (I di...

These were very good cookies. The only changes I made was to omit the walnuts because I didn't have any and I added 1/2 tsp of cinnamon. Even my husband, who says he only really likes chocolate ...

just so so

Delicious. I added cinnamon to mine and I'll add even more the next time I make these. They've only been out of the oven 15 min and my husband has already eaten 8 cookies. I got 28 cookies out o...