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Homemade Oatmeal Cookie Mix recipe

This homemade oatmeal cookie mix comeswith four other variations — and makes a great gift!

Recipe: Homemade OatmealCookie Mix

Cookie Mix:
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour*
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon soda
2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
1 1/2 cups vegetable shortening
1 (18-ounce) tube (6 cups) Quaker® Oats (quick or old fashioned,uncooked)

Oatmeal Cookies:
3 1/3 cups Homemade Oatmeal Cookie Mix**
1 large egg
3 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • For Cookie Mix: In very large bowl or6-quart Dutch oven, stir together flour, salt and soda. Add sugars,mixing well. Cut in shortening with pastry blender or two knivesuntil well blended. Stir in oats. Store in tightly covered containerin refrigerator or cool dry place up to 3 months.
  • For Cookies: Heat oven to 350°F (175°C).Lightly grease cookie sheet.
  • In medium bowl, combine all ingredients.Mix with spoon or fork about 1 minute to form a stiff dough.
  • Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto preparedcookie sheet. Bake about 15 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; removeto wire cooling rack.

    Makes about 3 dozen.

    Cookie Variations:

    • For Raisin-Spice Cookies: Add 1/2 cup raisins, 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon,1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg and 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves.
    • For Oatmeal Chippers: Add 1/2 cup NESTL ® TOLL HOUSE®Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels.
    • For Cranberry-Nut Cookies: Add 1/4 cup dried cranberries and 1/4 cup choppednuts.
    • For Confetti Cookies: Add 1/2 cup candy-coated chocolate pieces.

    *If using old-fashioned oats, increaseflour to 3 cups.

    **If Homemade Oatmeal Cookie Mix is preparedwith old fashioned oats, increase amount of mix used to 3 1/2cups.

    Nutritional Information: 1 cookie: Calories60, Calories From Fat 20, Total Fat 2.5g, Saturated Fat 0.5g,Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 45mg, Total Carbohydrates 8g, DietaryFiber 0g, Protein less than 1g.

    Recipe provided courtesy of The QuakerOat Company.

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