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RECIPE: Toasted Oatmeal Cookies

20 years ago

I made these for our guests last weekend and they were a big hit. From Southern Living years ago.

3/4 c butter

2 c quick cooking oatmeal, uncooked

1 c firmly packed brown sugar

1 large egg

1 tsp vanilla

1/2 c flour

1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

1 c chopped pecans

Melt butter in a skillet and cook over med. heat until lightly browned. Add oats and cook for five minutes or until oats are golden. Cool

Combine sugar, egg, and vanilla. Combine flour, and next 4 ingredients. Stir all ingredients together. Mix well.

Drop dough by rounded tsps 3" apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten with a glass a little. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes or til golden. Cool for 5 minutes before removing to racks to cool.

Yield 3 1/2 dozen.

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