Saturday, June 21, 2008

Oatmeal Crispies

A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.
Author Unknown

Many cookbooks group cookie recipes according to how they are prepared for baking.

These groups include
shaped or molded

Oatmeal Crispies are drop cookies.

1 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1 tablespoon hot water
1 teaspoon Watkins Vanilla Extract
1 teaspoon Watkins Butter-Pecan Flavor
1 teaspoon Watkins Vanilla-Nut Extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt, if desired
3 cups uncooked rolled oats
1/2 cup chocolate chips

In large mixing bowl cream together shortening and sugars. Stir in eggs, water, Vanilla Extract, Butter-Pecan Flavor, and Vanilla-Nut Extract. Sift together flour, soda, and salt; beat into mixture. Stir in oats and chocolate chips. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 12 to 15 minutes.

Makes 7 dozen cookies.

Store crip, thin cookies in a container or tin with a loose-fitting cover. If they soften, they can be crisped by placing in a 300 degree F oven for 3 to 5 minutes.

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