Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Crispy Oat Cookies

Crispy Oat Cookies
From: swampbear

1 cup of butter or (if you must) margarine, softened
1 cup of sugar
1 cup of firmly packed light or dark brown sugar
1 egg
1 cup of vegetable oil
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
Three and one-half cups of all purpose flour
1 teaspoon of baking soda
One-half teaspoon salt
1 cup of regular oats, uncooked
1 cup of crushed corn flakes
One-half cup of flaked coconut
One-half chp of chopped pecans or walnuts

Cream butter, gradually adding both sugars, beating well at medium speed on electric mixer.
Add the egg and beat well. Add the oil and vanilla, mixing well.
Combine flour, soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture, mixing well. Stir in oats and remaining ingredients.
Shape dough into one inch balls. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet and flatten with a fork.
Bake at 325 degrees for 15 minutes. Allow to cool slightly before removing from cookie sheets.
Yields about 10 dozen cookies.

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