December 16, 2007

Cookies, Cookies, Cookies

This first recipe was my Dad's favorite:

Rex’s Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 1 t. baking soda
  • 1 t. cinnamon
  • ½ t. salt
  • 3 cups Quaker Oats
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup chopped dates


Directions


1. Heat oven to 350 degrees
2. Beat butter and sugars together until creamy.
3. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.
4. Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well
5. Stir in oats, raisins, coconut and dates; mix well
6. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.
7. Bake 12-15 minutes or until golden brown
8. Cool 1 Minute on Cookie Sheet; remove to wire rack.


Makes about 3 dozen cookies, enjoy!


The next one is Bob's favorite, they're both Oatmeal Cookies, but everyone has their favorite:


Jan’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 1 t. baking soda
  • ½ t. salt
  • 3 cups Quaker Oats
  • 1 ½ cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 ½ cups chopped walnuts


Directions


1. Heat oven to 350 degrees
2. Beat butter and sugars together until creamy.
3. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.
4. Add combined flour, baking soda, and salt; mix well
5. Stir in oats, chocolate chips, walnuts; mix well
6. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.
7. Bake 12-15 minutes or until golden brown
8. Cool 1 Minute on Cookie Sheet; remove to wire rack.


Makes about 3 dozen cookies, enjoy!


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