Homemade Slice & Bake Oatmeal Cookies
Author/Submitted by: _Make-A-Mix_ by Eliason, Harward & Westover
butter or margarine
packed brown sugar
or up to 2 cups
Cut four 14" x 12" pieces of waxed paper or plastic wrap. Set aside.
In a large bowl, cream butter or margarine with the granulated and brown
gars until smooth. Beat in vanilla extract and eggs until light and
=2E In a medium bowl, combine flour, oats, salt and baking soda and
powder. Stir flour mixture into egg and butter mixture; blend well.
in raisins and nuts until distributed evenly.
Divide the dough into 4 pieces. Shape each piece into an 8" - 10" roll.
rap rolls in waxed paper. Place the rolls in a rectangular freezer
er with a tight fitting lid, or into a large freezer zip-lock bag, or wrap
well in a piece of heavy duty aluminum foil. Label with date and
Store in freezer. Use within 6 months. =
To prepare cookies: Slightly thaw one roll of oatmeal cookie dough.
at oven to 350=B0. Cut the dough into 1/4" thick slices. Arrange cut
es on lightly greased cookie sheets, placing about 1" apart. Bake for
ut 10-12 minutes, or until the centers are slightly set and the edges are
ightly browned. Remove from oven; cool for 2 minutes on the baking sheet
efore removing to wire racks to cool completely. Makes about 3 dozen
Makes 4 rolls of cookie dough, or enough for about 12 dozen cookies.
Chocolate chips can be added to this dough, either in addition to
r in place of the raisins.