Loading
Pin It   Print Recipe

Grandma's Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

It's hard to beat the Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe that the Nestle's people print on their semi-sweet chocolate morsels package, but this is an excellent variation. See what you think.
  • 1-1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup Crisco or other good shortening
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon hot water
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 12-ounce package semi-sweet morsels
  • 2 cups uncooked oatmeal (not instant)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 375°F.

Sift together the sifted flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

Cream together the shortening and the sugars. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Gradually add the dry ingredients to the creamed mixture, together with the hot water. When mixed well, add the pecans, semi-sweet morsels, oatmeal and vanilla.

Drop by teaspoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 375°F for 8 to 10 minutes.
Makes about 8 dozen cookies.

Prep time: 15 minutes; Cooking time: 10 minutes; Total time: 25 minutes

Making Chewy Cookies

If you like your cookies more chewy than crispy, put a piece of ordinary bread in with your cookies in an airtight container. I usually divide my batch of cookies, making one-half chewy (with bread) and one-half crispy (no bread).

Cookie Cookbook:
Cowboy Cookies
Wild Wild West
Cowboy Cookies


Original Review


Cookie Recipes
Online Since 1997

Stay Connected
Follow us on Twitter
Our Facebook Fan Page
TexasCooking on Flickr

Message Boards
Recipe Exchange, Chat

Follow Me on Pinterest
Recipes Alphabetical


Holiday Recipes

Texas Wines & Wineries

Texas Restaurants

Shop on Amazon.com
Visit amazon.ca


Website: Texana
Our website devoted to Texas books, travel, people & culture


Save on Your
Favorite Coffee

Coffee For Less
5% off Coupon Code: CFLESS

Copyright , Mesquite Management, Inc. All rights reserved.