Orange Oatmeal Chews

Recipe by Georgia Girl
READY IN: 51mins
YIELD: 30 cookies




  • Spread the rolled oats out on a cookie sheet and toast in a 350 degree oven for 10 minutes.
  • Cool completely.
  • Sift the flour, salt, soda and baking powder to- gether and set aside.
  • Cream the Crisco in a large mixing bowl and grad- ually add in both of the sugars, creaming well after each addition.
  • Blend in the egg, vanilla and orange rind, mixing well.
  • Stir in the dry ingredients; then the toasted oats and the pecans, mixing well after each addition.
  • Drop the cookie dough by teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased cookie sheets.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes until golden brown.
  • Cool on the cookie sheet for 1 minute, then remove the cookies to wire racks to finish cooling.