Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

Another recipe from an old 1960's cookbook. I've been making these a couple times a year for 40 years. They are crispy and butter flavoured and so good. Use quick cooking oats. I use the dough hook to mix when it gets too hard for the K beater. Instead of rolling out I find it easier to pat into a 9"x 13" cookie sheet with 1/2" in sides. I use parchment paper. Score into about 1 1/2" pieces and bake. When baked cut along score lines and you have nice square cut cookies.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift flour with baking powder and salt.
  2. Cream butter and gradually add sugars, vanilla and oats.
  3. Add sifted mixture to make a stiff dough.
  4. Turn onto floured board and knead dough lightly to blend thoroughly.
  5. Pat or roll into 9"X 12" rectangle and cut into 1 1/2" squares.
  6. Bake at 350°F for about 20-25 minutes until golden.
Most Helpful

These were simple and delicious. I added a drop of almond essence and rolled the cookies into balls that I then flattened with a fork. Everyone loved them and they were greated as part of a packed school lunch. Thanks so much for such a great recipe.

Kate in Katoomba March 28, 2006