Oatmeal Cookies

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The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book

By Fannie Merritt Farmer

Published 1896

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  • 1 egg.
  • ¼ cup sugar.
  • ¼ cup thin cream.
  • ¼ cup milk.
  • ½ cup fine oatmeal.
  • 2 cups flour.
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder.
  • 1 teaspoon salt.


Beat egg until light, add sugar, cream, and milk; then add oatmeal, flour, baking powder, and salt, mixed and sifted. Toss on a floured board, roll, cut in shape, and bake in a moderate oven.