Famous Oatmeal Cookies Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
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 Soft shortening3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Firmly packed brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Granulated sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Sifted all purpose flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Uncooked oats3 Cup (48 tbs) (Quaker)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4873 Calories from Fat 1670

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 191 g293.1%

Saturated Fat 45.6 g227.8%

Trans Fat 20.2 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg

Sodium 2773.2 mg115.5%

Total Carbohydrates 712 g237.4%

Dietary Fiber 50.4 g201.7%

Sugars 320.6 g

Protein 94 g189%

Vitamin A 4.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 47.7% Iron 163.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Beat together shortening, sugars, egg, water and vanilla until creamy.
Sift together flour, salt and soda; add to creamed mixture; blend.
Stir in oats.
Drop by teaspoon-fuls onto greased cookie sheets.
Bake in preheated 350°F oven for 12 to 15 minutes.