Oatmeal Crispies

Oatmeal Crispies

"My husband, who normally isn't fond of oatmeal, thinks these old-fashioned cookies are great. With a hint of nutmeg, their aroma is wonderful as they bake...and they taste even better!"
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25 m servings
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Original recipe yields 33 servings

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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugars. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the remaining ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.

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These were quite tasty & CRISPY. (I did flatten them to 1/4" thick using a greased spatula & baked them 12 minutes.) OK, all of you who said they came out chewy, admit you used margarine or but...

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Really not to my taste... didn't like the texture or taste.

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These were quite tasty & CRISPY. (I did flatten them to 1/4" thick using a greased spatula & baked them 12 minutes.) OK, all of you who said they came out chewy, admit you used margarine or but...

Great recipe! I liked them better without flattening them, which resulted in a puffy-looking cookie, which I like. I've subbed margarine and butter for the shortening before. If you like chewy...

The flavor of these cookies is incredibly good, but they turned out chewy for me, not crispy. March 12, 2009 edit - I had to come back and tell all why my cookies turned out chewy. It was my ...

I halved the recipe but kept the spices the same. The cookies taste AMAZING, but they didn't come out very crispy. I'm actually happy about that, but I do think that a recipe should deliver what...

This cookie is good and crisp. I added a little more cinnamon and nutmeg. I chilled them before baking and to soften the oatmeal. My husband liked them and he is "Mr. Picky." I don't particularl...

This is a very good recipe. My Dad likes a crunch cookie, so I leave them in the oven a couple more minutes. I have used both instant and regular oats with good results both ways. They are al...

Really not to my taste... didn't like the texture or taste.

Love these!

Amazing. I followed the instructions exactly and I am so glad I did. The recipe makes 70 or so cookies and the kids and I may eat them all before dinner at the rate we are currently going.

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