Oatmeal Cut-Out Cookies
 
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A crispy, cut-out oatmeal cookie with a simple icing.
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Recipe type: Cookies
Serves: 3 dozen
Ingredients
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1½ cups flour
  • 1½ cups quick oats
FOR ICING:
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons mik
Instructions
  1. Cream shortening and brown sugar. Add egg and vanilla and mix well.
  2. Add cinnamon, baking powder, and flour, and mix until combined. Add oats and mix until combined.
  3. Working with half the dough at a time, roll dough out on a floured surface, to about ⅜-inch thickness. Cut shapes (I used a 2½ - inch circle) and place on a baking sheet.
  4. Bake at 350F for 11-14 minutes.
  5. For icing: place ingredients in a small bowl, and stir to combine. The consistency can be adjusted by adding more milk or more powdered sugar.
  6. Lightly frost cooled cookies.
Recipe by Jens Favorite Cookies at http://jensfavoritecookies.com/2015/01/05/oatmeal-cut-out-cookies/