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Monster Cookies

Course Cookies & Squares

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups uncooked old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups candy (any combination of chocolate chips, m&m's, nuts, etc)

Instructions
 

  • Heat oven to 325 degrees F.
  • Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl combine sugar, shortening, water, eggs and vanilla.
  • Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended.
  • Add oats, flour, salt and baking soda.
  • Beat at low speed until soft dough forms.
  • Stir in chocolate chips (and whatever other additions you added!)
  • Drop by 1/2 cup onto prepared cookie sheets.
  • Flatten dough out with the back of a spoon.
  • Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Let cool 5 minutes before removing from cookie sheets.
  • Cool completely.

Notes

This recipe is adapted from Cookies! A cookie lover's collection.