Chewy rolled oatmeal bar cookies

If I had ever dreamed that my oldest son would grow up to be the moderator of mod.recipes, I might have taught him how to make these cookies when he was young. They were his favorite cookies.


(Serves 6 children)


  1. Preheat oven to
  2. Cream shortening and sugars. Add eggs and vanilla. Beat well.
  3. Sift flour, salt, and soda and add to creamed sugars. Add oatmeal and nuts, and mix well.
  4. Spread evenly into a greased 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan. Bake at for 20 minutes.
  5. While still warm, cut into squares and remove from pan.


Difficulty: easy.
Time: 10 minutes preparation, 20 minutes baking.
Precision: Measure the ingredients.


Betty Reid 
Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford, Conn. USA 
Recipe last modified: 6 Oct 86

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