Dads Oatmeal Cookies Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy


 Shortening1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Egg1 , beaten
 Vanilla1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Raisins3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Oatmeal1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Soda1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2953 Calories from Fat 966

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 115 g177.3%

Saturated Fat 27.4 g137.1%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg

Sodium 1312.8 mg54.7%

Total Carbohydrates 470 g156.6%

Dietary Fiber 14.3 g57.3%

Sugars 280.9 g

Protein 35 g70.5%

Vitamin A 4.9% Vitamin C 5.2%

Calcium 137.5% Iron 319.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a large bowl, cream the shortening very well.
2. Gradually beat in the sugar, and the egg and vanilla.
3. Add raisins and oatmeal, and mix well.
4. Blend flour, soda, salt and baking powder, then add slowly to creamed mixture.
5. Roll into small balls (size of a walnut) and place on greased cookie sheet.
6. Flatten with a fork.
7. Bake at 300°, 10-12 minutes.