Cooking Recipes Catalogue

These were on the oatmeal box when I was just a small kid in the 50's When I make these for bake sales, they're always one of the first to go. Always attached a recipe to each package and everyone always seems to say.........OHHHH!!! I REMEMBER THESE!

INGREDIENTS (for 3 servings):


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  • Sift together flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder and set aside.
  • Cream together shortening, brown sugar and white sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, vanilla and coconut.
  • Add sifted ingredients and mix well. Stir in oatmeal, chocolate chips and nuts. Mix thoroughly.
  • Drop by teaspoonful onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 8--12 minutes until golden brown.