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Oatmeal Cookies

One of the very  first memories that I have is of making oatmeal, raisin, chocolate chip cookies with my dad. I remember it being nighttime and sitting on the counter with dad stirring in the ingredients. He always let me lick the bowl which I loved! I still love oatmeal cookies and especially the dough. I’m such a big believer in cooking with your children. It’s the perfect opportunity to do nothing but talk. There is a special bond in creating things together. I know it can sometimes be annoying because things get spilled or the process takes twice as long, but please try it. Your kids want to help and you are teaching them a skill that they will need later in life. In fact it can help with math, science, home economics and it certainly can help your relationship with them.
 
 
This recipe was given to me by our first landlord. I was pregnant with P and had been so sick. When I was finally better I really wanted a fantastic oatmeal cookie recipe. Crisp on the outside and gooey in the middle. Adele gave me this recipe and it is my forever favorite.
 

Is Oatmeal Gluten Free?

Yes, non-contaminated, pure oats are gluten-free.

Is Oatmeal Good For You?

Oats are among the healthiest grains on earth. 

Oats are a great source of important vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants.

Oats and oatmeal have many health benefits.

Oatmeal is good for weight loss, lower blood sugar levels and a reduced risk of heart disease.

How Long Will Oatmeal Cookies Keep?

Freshly baked oatmeal cookies will last for about 2 to 3 weeks at normal room temperature and stored in an airtight container.

 

Oatmeal Cookies

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Oatmeal Cookies

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Servings: 36

Ingredients

Recipe from Adele

  • 1 1/2 Cups Flour
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons Cinnamon
  • 3/4 Cup Shortening
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/4 Cup Milk
  • 3 Cups Rolled Oats
  • 1 Cup Raisins
  • 1/2-1 Cup baking chips Chocolate

Instructions

  • Heat the oven to 350
  • Mix together the shortening and sugars until smooth.
  • Add the milk and mix until well combined.
  • Stir in the dry ingredients until just combined.
  • Add the oatmeal, raisins and chocolate chips and fold until well incorporated.
  • Bake at 350 for 10-12 min.
Nutrition Facts
Oatmeal Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 batch)
Calories 151 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 105mg5%
Potassium 77mg2%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 16IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
 

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carrian feik cheney oh sweet basil

Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

And this family especially loves to eat.

They love everything from the keep you fit and healthy to the get out your sweat pants indulgent and everything in between.

But most of all, they love the memories made, shared and treasured and it’s all thanks to a meal shared together with loved ones.

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3 comments

  • Can use quick or old fashioned oatmeal?
    Any kind of chocolate chips?

    Thanks!

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    • Yes, whichever you prefer, but old fashioned give a great, clear texture.

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