Go-To Recipe: Oatmeal Crispies

Last Thanksgiving, a co-worker brought these delicious, crunchy cookies to our office Thanksgiving party, and I immediately fell in love. She passed along the recipe to me pretty soon after, but it wasn’t until just a couple of weeks ago that I finally tried it. I’m kicking myself now because they’re not only an insanely yummy and addictive crowd-pleaser, but they’re also ridiculously easy to make.

Since trying the recipe for the first time, I’ve already made them for my fantasy football draft and last week’s wine-and-paint night, and they were a hit at both. It’s a great recipe to make ahead of time and freeze for whenever you need a simple sweet treat that’s ready in 20 minutes.

Oatmeal Crispies

Here’s the recipe:

Oatmeal Crispies

Yield: 50 cookies

1 c butter, softened
1 c packed dark brown sugar
1 c sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1 t vanilla
1½ c flour
1 t salt
1 t baking soda
3 c old-fashioned oats
1 c pecans (or walnuts or hazelnuts, if preferred)

1. In bowl, cream butter with both sugars. Add eggs and vanilla, and mix well.

2. Sift flour, salt, baking soda, oats and nuts. Add to mixture and mix just until blended.

3. Shape into long rolls and wrap in wax paper, saran wrap, or parchment. Put in refrigerator for 1 hour, or freeze until ready for use.

4. Slice into ¼-inch pieces, and bake at 350 for 10–15 minutes or until nicely browned.

Advertisements

What are your thoughts?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s