Easy butterscotch oatmeal pan cookies

The easiest cookies (actually cookie-like objects) to make. My mother makes these, I don't know where the recipe is from.


(makes 30-40)


  1. Mix oats and brown sugar, mix in butter and vanilla.
  2. Divide mixture evenly in 2 ungreased 8-inch square pans, spread evenly. Bake at for about 10 minutes or until it looks golden-brown. Squares will be soft, but will harden when cool.
  3. Allow to cool for 5 minutes, then mark in squares with a sharp knife. Loosen edges and allow to cool before removing from pans.


Difficulty: easy.
Time: 5 minutes preparation, 15 minutes cooking and cooling.
Precision: approximate measurement OK.


Guy Middleton 
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ont. 
Recipe last modified: 10 Mar 87

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