Main St. Market Recipes

Famous Oatmeal Cookies

Customer Rating: Recipe Rated Five Stars - Top Rating

4 Ratings    2 Comments

Yield: About 5 dozen


Nutrition Facts

Yield: About 5 dozen

Approximate Nutrient Content per serving:

Calories: 70
Sodium: 10g
Protein: 3g

Please Note: Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements, products and brands used to prepare the recipe.


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F

In large bowl, beat shortening, brown sugar and granulated sugar on medium speed until creamy.

Add egg, water and vanilla; beat well.

Add combined oats, flour, salt and baking soda; mix well.

Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove to wire rack; cool completely. Store tightly covered.

My Own Special Cookies:
Stir in 1 cup total (any combination of) raisins, chopped nuts, semisweet chocolate pieces or flaked coconut.

Large Cookies:
Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls. Bake 12 to 14 minutes at 375 degrees F.

Please note that some ingredients and brands may not be available in every store.

Customer Comments

Recipe Rated Five Stars - Top Rating

May Mattawan, MI

“Try the My Own Special Cookies variation using chocolate chips and coconut - you'll love them!”

Recipe Rated Five Stars - Top Rating

LeAnn H Kansas City, MO

“I add half a teaspoon of cinnamon for a little extra flavor... moist and chewy cookies.”

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