Crispy Oatmeal Cookies

    Crispy Oatmeal Cookies


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    About this recipe: Deliciously crisp and light oatmeal cookies. Don't skip the chilling, as that is what helps them stay crisp and keep their shape. You can omit the walnuts, or use raisins or chocolate chips instead. Enjoy!

    Serves: 36 

    • 140g margarine, softened
    • 75g butter, softened
    • 220g dark brown soft sugar
    • 200g granulated sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 200g plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 240g porridge oats
    • 120g chopped walnuts

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:1hr chilling  ›  Ready in:1hr25min 

    1. Cream together margarine, butter and sugars.
    2. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
    3. Mix in flour, salt and bicarb. Add oats and walnuts. Mix well.
    4. Shape into long rolls and roll in greaseproof paper. Chill until firm.
    5. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    6. Slice 5mm slices and place on ungreased baking tray. Press with fork dipped in milk.
    7. Bake for 10 minutes.


    You can place in the freezer instead to speed up the chilling time, but ensure you don't freeze the dough until solid.

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