100 cookies?

From St. Walter’s Church in Roselle, IL: Kitchen Kookery. This fascinating community cookbook (likely from the early 70′s) has tons of desserts and a few main dishes. How many community cookbooks do you have in your collection? I was interested in this one especially as the church is not too far from my home. My sons were baptized there. I don’t know that I want to make a recipe with 200 cookies, though!

Old Fashioned Powdered Sugar Oatmeal Cookies

1 lb. butter

2 c. sugar (regular granulated)

1 egg

2 c. flour

1 tsp. soda

1/4 tsp. salt

5 c. quick oatmeal

Cream butter and sugar well, add rest of ingredients. Batter will be thick; mix by hand if necessary. Drop by teaspoon on greased cookie sheet. Bake 15 minutes in a 350F oven.  Let stand in pan 5 minutes; remove to paper towels and sprinkle with powdered sugar. Yield: 100 2-inch cookies.

 

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