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Oatmeal Crispies are a classic, homey, old fashioned cookie that is crisp on the outside, and chewy on the inside.


about 3 dozen cookies

Total time

0 minutes


  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs ((beaten))
  • i tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon


  1. Set oven to 350F
  2. In a mixing bow, cream shortening and sugars.
  3. Add eggs, one at at time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla.
  4. Combine the remaining ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  5. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto un-greased baking sheets. Flatten lightly with a fork.
  6. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. After cooling a couple of minutes, move to wire rack to cool.
Contains allergens

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