Oatmeal Crisps

These are similar to oatmeal cookies, but the chilling of the dough and thin slicing will give you a nice, crispy cookie. Oatmeal Crisps  1 c shortening 1 c Brown sugar 1 c granulated sugar 2 beaten eggs 1 teas vanilla 1 1/2 c flour 1 teas salt 1 teas soda 3 c quick cooking … Continue reading

Oatmeal Cookies

These sound like a lovely cookie that would be delicious warm out of the oven. You could add raisins if you like. If you use Bob’s Red Mill or other certified gluten free oatmeal, these could be a delicious gluten free treat! Oatmeal Cookies 1/2 c shortening 1 1/4 c sugar 2 eggs 6 T … Continue reading

Oatmeal Cookies (Mrs Fairservice)

As oatmeal cookie recipes go, this one is pretty normal. I think I like the name of the source more than anything – Mrs. Fairservice just sounds so very proper and traditional, doesn’t it? Oatmeal Cookies 2 cups B Sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 1/2 cup lard, 2 eggs, 1/2 teas cinn, cloves, allspice, nutmeg, 1/2 … Continue reading

Oatmeal Cookies

Recently site visitor Auburn Meadow Farm pointed out that people used to write on whatever scraps of paper they had around and this is another example of it. Gram used lots of scraps of paper and Gramma A believes it was because of the Depression. They saved and reused everything if it had value of … Continue reading

Oatmeal Squares

Gram had some fantastic cookie recipes and I’ll finish cookie week with one of my favorites. Not only are Oatmeal Squares ridiculously easy to make, with barely any effort they can be made gluten free for those who need it. A colleague of mine has Celiac Disease and I make these with certified gluten free … Continue reading

Chocolate Top Oatmeal Cookies

Now this sounds delicious and decadent! I think I’ll be trying the chocolate top oatmeal cookies pretty soon. Here’s another recipe from Mernie – who’s full name is Marian, in case you are interested. Chocolate Top Oatmeal Cookies (Mernie) 1 c butter or margerine 1/2 c brown sugar 1/2 c white sugar 2 egg yolks … Continue reading