Oatmeal Shortbread

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Pamela

I cut this from the Winnipeg Free Press Food section on February 25, 2004 and decided to post it here for safe keeping! I plan to try this soon! Cook time does not include the 1 hour chill time for the dough.

Top Review by twissis

While the recipe itself was made exactly as written for the Sweet December event, I did take a liberty w/the prep & presentation as you can see in the pic. I planned well-ahead to make these shortbread cookies, but the timing decision was made hastily & left little room for chilling the dough or forming into cookies. So I spread the dough into a lrg shallow baking pan, skipped the chill time & cut the finished product into bars that I dusted w/powd sugar. The recipe is a tasty & ingredient-friendly easy-fix that also gets high marks from me for its versatility. Thx for sharing the recipe w/us.,

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and sugar, add vanilla and beat until fluffy.
  2. Blend flour, baking soda, and rolled oats and then add to butter mixture.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Chill dough for 1 hour.
  5. Roll dough into balls and flatten with a fork.
  6. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 350 dgrees for 13 to 15 minutes until lightly browned.

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