I was talking to my daughter on the telephone the other night about of all things oatmeal cookies, and we both remembered a really good oatmeal cookie I used to make. I told her I would find the recipe and call her back; I was certain I knew exactly where it was. Well, as it turned out I didn't, it took me on a through search through all of my cookbooks and recipe files...I am somewhat organized...and I couldn't find it. Darn, I hate loosing a good recipe.
I was certain it was lost when I remembered the one place I hadn't looked, my old recipe box. There it was! Aunt Selma's Best Oatmeal Cookies. You can tell from the picture that this recipe got a lot of use. And I know why...they are delicious!
This morning I made a batch ~ totally yummy. Unlike traditional oatmeal cookies these have chopped pecans in lieu of raisins.
I don't really know why they are so good, you will have to take my word for it. But so you can tell for yourself I am giving you the recipe...now, don't loose it!
Aunt Selma's Best Oatmeal Cookies
1C white sugar
1/2 C brown sugar
then mix in one egg
1 1/2 C flour
1 tsp cinnamon
Add to the creamed mixture along with:
1 1/2 C oats
3/4 C finely chopped pecans
Chill dough for one hour then put spoonful on greased cookie sheet (I use parchment paper)
and flatten with sugared glass
bake at 350 for 10 mins.