Spiced Orange-Oatmeal Cookies

Preparation info

  • Makes


    maximonster cookies about 9 inches in diameter cookies
    • Difficulty


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Mrs. Witty's Monster Cookies

Mrs. Witty's Monster Cookies

By Helen Witty

Published 1983

  • About

Blend a harmony of citrus and spice with a crunch of oats, and you have an intriguing cookie to bake in large or small rounds. Unlike some oat cookies, this one doesn’t shatter easily after baking, so you can go for the maximonster size.


  • ¾ cup vegetable shortening
  • ¾ cup (packed) light brown sugar
  • ¾ cup</


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F, with an oven rack in the center position. For the larger cookies, cover a baking sheet with aluminum foil and grease the foil lightly; you’ll need another sheet of greased foil for each batch following the first. If you are making