Famous Retreat Cookies!!!!

At last, Teri has decided to reveal her secret Oatmeal Pecan cookie recipe made famous by our Retreats! (ti's really not secret, but that sounds good, LOL!!!)

Oatmeal Pecan Cookies
1 cup butter Crisco
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup light brown sugar
1 tbsp. vanilla
2 eggs, unbeaten
1 2/3 cup flour
1 tsp soda
1/2 tsp salt 2 cups quick oatmeal
1 1/2-2 cups chopped pecans
Mix together the shortening, sugars vanilla and eggs. Sift together the flour, soda and salt, then add to first mixture. Fold in oats and nuts. All nuts and oats should be thoroughly moistened. Mixture will be stiff. Place balls made with tablespoon on cookie sheet. Bake 10-15 minutes at 350.
I double this for retreats and we STILL run out!!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The cookies are heavenly....not sure I needed to see the recipe to know why I love them so---the calories of course! Well worth every single one ;-) Thanks for sharing the recipe. See you in October! Jill