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Herman's Oatmeal Cookies

Categories: Baked GoodsDesserts
Contributed by: Jacqueline&David's friend Herman

I thought I was in paradise when I tried Herman's delicious oatmeal cookies. He brought them into work and we were all very grateful. It is a family signature recipe of his, he tells me. He sandwiches vanilla frosting between them. Very yummy!!


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp. soda
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 cups uncooked Quick Oatmeal
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp salt


Cream shortening and butter together on low, then beat in eggs.
Add all dry ingredients. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour in frig.
Pinch off small amounts and roll into balls and place on slightly
greased cookie sheet. Bake @ 350 for 10 minutes. Add filling
when cool.
Cream filling - use vanilla cake icing.