Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Recipe by request. Found this one and haven't tried it " .....Oatcake cookies may be prepared as directed above except add 1/3 cup sugar with the flour."

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut shortening into oats, flour, baking soda and salt until mixture resembles fine crumbs.
  2. Add water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until mixture forms a stiff dough.
  3. Roll until 1/8 inch thick on lightly floured surface.
  4. Cut into 2 1/2 inch rounds or squares.
  5. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake in oven at 375 degrees F until oatcakes start to brown, 12 to 15 minutes.
  7. Cool on wire rack.
  8. Serve plain or with honey, butter, jam or cheese at breakfast or as a snack.


Most Helpful

So yummy and easy to make! I used vegetable oil instead of shortening, and I added whole yoghurt in place of water (I had lots of yoghurt at home). My boyfriend ate them with chocolate Easter egg pieces on top! Thank you for posting a great recipe, and I will certainly make them again soon!!!

wen-wen April 13, 2004

Pretty good, though they were a little crumbly as mentioned below! I added another tablespoon of water which seemed to help some, if I try this again I may add more shortening though. Then again I don't know much about cooking, that's just my guess!

Nick Spacek July 14, 2007

I thought they were too crumbly and didn't even taste good.

Shotsbydine May 22, 2007

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