Old Fashion Oatmeal Cookies

Recipe by PA Italian
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READY IN: 40mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Spread the oats in a shallow baking pan. Bake in a 375*F (190*C) oven about 10 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring occasionally.
  • Place toasted oats in a small bowl. Stir in buttermilk or sour milk and let stand a few minutes.
  • In a medium mixing bowl beat together the brown sugar and shortening with an electric mixer on medium to high speed until combined.
  • Add the baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt; beat until combined.
  • Beat in the eggs and vanilla. Beat in the oat mixture. Stir in the flour until just mixed.
  • Fold in the dates, raisins and nuts. (OPTIONAL).
  • Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2-inches apart onto a greased cookie sheet.
  • Bake in a 375*F (190*C) oven about 10 minutes or until edges are golden brown.
  • Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Drizzle in a decorative manner with the Powdered Sugar Icing, if desired.
  • POWDER SUGAR ICING RECIPE.
  • In a small bowl combine powdered sugar and vanilla extract. Stir in enough milk to make an icing of drizzling consistency.
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