Recipe of the Week | Aunt Martha's Oatmeal Crisps

Ashley - Dec 14, '22 - Recipe of the Week - Recipes


Aunt Martha's Oatmeal Crisps from Tom Carson

"This was my Aunt Martha's prize winning cookie recipe at the Kentucky State Fair back in the 1950's. The celebrity judge for the contest was Fess Parker." - Tom C.



1 Cup unsalted butter
1 Cup light brown sugar
1 Cup sugar
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 Cups flour
3 Cups dry oatmeal
1 Cup chopped pecans


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Cream butter and sugar together, then add eggs, vanilla and blend.  Mix salt, baking soda and flour and blend into the mixture.  Add nuts and oats and mix thoroughly.

  3. Drop by Tbsp on lightly greased cookie sheet and bake until golden brown, about 12 minutes.

  4. Cool on a cookie rack.

  5. These crisps freeze amazingly well and will keep for 3 or 4 weeks in an airtight freezer bag.


35 to 40 Crisps

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