Easy to mix ingredients. Excellent to have on hand when children to make or for unexpected company.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
- 3 cups brown sugar
- 2 cups rolled oats
- 1 1/2 cups shortening
In a large bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, salt, brown sugar and oats. Blend in the shortening so that it is fully absorbed. Store this mixture in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 8 weeks in a cool dry place. Prepare cookies from the mix using the following recipe.
Use: 2 cups of cookie mix, 1 egg, beaten, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 cup of chocolate chips, coconut, raisins or nuts. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheet. In a large bowl, stir together the cookie mix, egg, vanilla and the additions of your choice. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheet. Flatten slightly with a fork. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool on wire racks. makes about 2 dozen.
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