OATMEAL SQUARES

 

  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 egg - well beaten
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or ½ tsp lemon extract
  • ½ cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • ½ cup nuts - chopped

Directions

  • Combine egg, sugars and extract. Beat well. Add dry ingredients, beating well. Stir in shortening, oats and nuts.
  • Chill dough 1 hour. Spread onto greased cookie sheet, leaving ½ inch around edges.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes. Cut into squares before cooling.

Notes

This one is my Mom's. I remember making these for her when I was barely tall enough to reach the counter.

Categories: Cookies 

Author Credit: Elaine Gale

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