Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

I found this recipe in my paternal grandmother’s cookbook…  you know, the cookbook with the avocado green cover and the yellowed crumbling pages.

The recipe “claims” 4 dozen but actually due to the size of My cookies, I didn’t quite reach 4 dozen.  🙂

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

  • Servings: approximately 4 dozen
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1 cup flour  LESS 2 TABLESPOONS

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon soda

1/2 cup chopped pecans


1/2 cup shortening

6 tablespoons sugar

6 tablespoons brown sugar

1 egg, beaten

1 package chocolate chips

1/2 teaspoon vanilla


oven at 375°

grease baking sheets and set aside.   ( I didn’t do this,  I used Parchment Paper)

in a medium bowl, combine flour, salt, soda, pecans and oats.  Set aside.

in a seperate bowl, cream together:  shortening, sugar and brown sugar.  Add egg.  Blend well.  Add flour mix.  Mix thoroughly.  Add vanilla.

Drop by tablespoon on greased baking sheets.

Bake 10 minutes or until browned.


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