Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup Baking Free Gluten-Free all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups Positively Free Instant Oats

Optional

  • 1/2 cup raisins or chocolate chips

Directions

Step 1
Bring butter and shortening to room temperature.
Step 2
Using an electric mixer, beat together the butter, shortening and brown sugar until a creamy mixture.
Step 3
Beat in the vanilla, then add the eggs one at a time.
Step 4
In another bowl, mix together the flour, salt and baking soda. Add to the creamed mixture in 2 or 3 batches.
Step 5
With a spoon, slowly mix in the oats until just combined. Fold in raisins or chocolate chips (optional).
Step 6
Put dough into refrigerator for 30 minutes before baking.
Step 7
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
Step 8
Using a large spoon, drop portions of dough on prepared cookie sheets 2-3 inches apart.
Step 9
Bake until golden brown and chewy, about 12-14 minutes.
Step 10
Let cool on baking sheets for a few minutes and then slide parchment paper onto a cooling rack. Makes about 24 cookies.