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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 48
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 135.9
  • Total Fat: 6.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 13.4 mg
  • Sodium: 89.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 1.2 g

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Brickle-Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Submitted by: JEWELSRICH

Introduction

From my Memaw's kitchen From my Memaw's kitchen
Number of Servings: 48

Ingredients

    1/2 c. butter
    1/2 c. shortening
    1 c. granulated sugar
    1 c. brown sugar, packed
    2 large eggs
    1 tsp. vanilla extract
    2 c. flour
    1 tsp. baking soda
    1 tsp. salt
    12 oz. bag of chocolate chips
    8 oz. bag of toffee bits (bits o' brickle)
    2 c. oatmeal (quick or old-fashioned)

Directions

Cream butter & crisco, add both sugars, vanila, eggs and cream well. Combine flour, soda, salt and mix with creamed mixture. Add chocolate chips & bits o' brickle, then add oatmeal last by hand. Drop by tablespoonful on lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 10-12 minutes. Makes about 4 dozen cookies.

Number of Servings: 48

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JEWELSRICH.





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  • Incredible!
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    We all liked this cookie. I made mine with Splenda for the while sugar, and used sugar free chocolate chips. I put these on my favororite list. - 5/7/07

    Reply from JEWELSRICH (7/26/11)
    I'm flattered that you like it so much! Great substitutions, too.


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  • 7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Not everyone on SP is on a diet and they may have others to bake for like my hubby who could care less how "bad" the food is. Crisco now has a 0 trans fat,at least i'm pretty sure it does. we are all,well most all, adults so we can figure it out or make it healthy. - 7/7/10

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Fantastic cookie. I followed the others and made mine with Splenda white and brown sugar. I used the new Crisco too.
    I choose to make cookies as healthy as I can. Homemade cookies are a special trest to be enjoyed and not to be made to feel guilty.

    - 8/29/10

    Reply from JEWELSRICH (7/26/11)
    I'm so glad you like the recipe and you are so right about homemade cookies being a special treat to be enjoyed guilt-free. =o) I'm glad the substitutions worked out for you.


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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    White flour and sugar are bad for you? Get a grip people! Unless you eat all 48 cookies, this recipe will not kill you or anyone else who eats it!

    For those of us who like to have a cookie once in a while, this is a good recipe. For those who don't like cookies or the recipe, leave it alone. - 8/29/10

    Reply from JEWELSRICH (7/26/11)
    LOL! Great point, everything in moderation. Thanks for sticking up for my Memaw's recipe.


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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    The recipe sounds delicious. If you don't like the ingredients in them, don't bake them. - 8/29/10

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  • Bad
    4 of 20 people found this review helpful
    Being new to Spark People,I'm surprised at this .it is NOT encouraging to avoid indulgences Crisco is NOT healthy.
    White sugar is definitely not healthy, nor is white flour.
    Refined products..bad for you and your insides! Unless you only eat this once a year, not a good recipe. - 8/29/10

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Splenda also makes brown sugar - I will make this cookie with that and the Splenda white, and replace the shortening with applesauce. - 7/1/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is the recipe I had since a child, and somehow lost. I would not change anything in it, as one of those cookies is just all I need. I will freeze the rest for surprise company. - 8/29/10

    Reply from JEWELSRICH (7/26/11)
    I'm so glad I could help you find a cherished recipe from childhood. This is my Memaw's recipe, probably off of the oatmeal box. Freezing them for surprise company is a fantastic idea, one that my Memaw frequently used as I recall often eating these cookies in their nearly frozen state. =o)


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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This sounds great - my kids will love them, and I will enjoy a treat as well. Thank you! I am disappointed, however, that so many people have such snarky (yes, SNARKY) comments. I think I am done reading all the ratings and evals. After this, I am keeping my opinions to myself. - 8/29/10

    Reply from JEWELSRICH (7/26/11)
    Thank you kindly for taking up for my Memaw's recipe. I hope your family liked the cookies when you made them. To me, they are an extra-special treat!


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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    at a girl shirleyo4 tell it like it is. thats my moto if ya dont like it, dont make it; in moderation (1) cookie wont hurt./ - 8/29/10

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This looks like a great recipe to modify, thanks. I can't see spending more than 130 calories and 6 grams of fat on one cookie though, and definitely removing the Crisco, using egg whites and whole wheat flour, etc. - 7/2/10

    Reply from JEWELSRICH (7/26/11)
    You are so right! That's too much in fat and calories per cookie. I originally entered this recipe for my own use in the Nutrition Tracker. I NEVER expected to find out this became a featured recipe! I'm stunned, especially because of its high fat ingredients. I will make this recipe with subs.


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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Adding one cookie to your diet is not harmful, if you can control your self. - 8/29/10

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  • 1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I am with all the others disappointed in this unhealthy recipe. Also, Splenda is not considered healthy by many. Would prefer recipes using all-natural ingredients - replace Crisco w/applesauce, sugar w/Stevia or Truvia, etc. A little bad (chocolate chips) okay, but this is ALL bad. Disappointing - 8/29/10

    Reply from JEWELSRICH (7/26/11)
    I gotta tell you, I never expected this recipe to make Editor's Pick. If I'd known in advance I would've made healthier substitutions in the recipe. I originally entered this recipe for my own use in the Nutrition Tracker because I'd made a batch and I wanted to know its nutritional values.


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  • 1 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Why would SP "feature" this recipe? Empty calories, saturated fats, huge sugar content. Just sayin.............. - 8/29/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Although this is a fantastic recipe I was under the impression that Spark People was about healthy alternatives to previous unhealthy choices. This recipe has been in no way modified to approximate a healthy choice. Disappointed Spark People! - 8/29/10

    Reply from JEWELSRICH (7/26/11)
    Thanks for giving it high marks! I wonder why SparkPeople featured this recipe, too. I didn't enter it with that end in mind, I just wanted to know the nutritional content and be able to enter it in the Nutrition Tracker. Without healthier substitutions, enjoy these cookies in moderation! =o)


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  • 1 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Crisco is saturated fat. White flour and white sugar make me very diappointed that Sparkpeople would post this recipe. - 7/6/10

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  • Sounds great! I'm saving this in my Recipes to Try book. Wonder why I can't see those in my SparkPeople iphone app?? - 7/1/11

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  • I love this recipie and have made it several times. I leave out the toffee bits, though. Is it just me or are the toffee bits included in the calorie count? I looked at the calorie breakdown by ingriedient and did not see the toffee bits on the list, if that is the case they will have more calories. - 11/20/10

    Reply from JEWELSRICH (7/26/11)
    Toffee bits ARE included in the calorie count because I entered all the ingredients myself using the info off the package. I don't know why SP didn't include the toffee bits in the calorie breakdown of one cookie. I'm so glad you like the recipe. It's my favorite from childhood; my Memaw made them!!


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  • I eat alot of things if oatmeal, this is a different recipe. - 9/5/10

    Reply from JEWELSRICH (7/26/11)
    So glad you like it! =o)


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  • Bad
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I guess I am "snarky" too. ( Whatever that means) By no means should we use Splenda (read the report published by Duke in 2008, which was shelved) Oats are great, butter is fine.....my sugar replacer is Stevia. Much better for us than any other sweeteners. Too many calories and Crisco? No way! - 9/2/10

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  • this is dissapointing. i wouldn't expect this much fat/sugar in a healthy recipe at sparkpeople. i always change most of the fats with yogurt/applesauce/cottage cheese and use way less sugar. 2c sugar for 2c. flour?? i usually use 1/2c. And i make cookies/pies/cakes all the time and eat them too. - 8/30/10

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  • If using Splenda, how would the carb count change? Can you use Whole Wheat flour or some other flour (I know it doesn't specify one). Some have suggested apple sauce instead of Crisco. How would that substitute? - 8/29/10

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  • Good! - 8/29/10

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  • I will be making them as soon as the weather down to run the oven

    - 8/29/10

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  • Bad
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I come to this site for healthier receipes. I don't think people are being "snarky" by their comments other than the person who said that.!!! I am encouraged by those who want healthier alternatives which can be found for cookie receipes. Not against cookies... - 8/29/10

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  • mmmmmm---TOFFEE--so putting that in my oatmeal cookies next time; thanks for the idea! - 8/29/10

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  • This recipe is not encouraging overeating it simply gives us a lowcal cookie that we can make at home for a treat "once in a while" and by the way it's really good. - 8/29/10

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  • All things in moderation, right? Can't wait to try these. - 8/29/10

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  • As SP has often said before, not all recipes are supposed to be uber healthy, the idea is that there are times with "life" happens & treats should not be denied. So step off the snarky comments! - 8/29/10

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  • These look scrumpt-diddly-umptious! I know they'll be a hit! - 8/29/10

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  • Great! - 8/29/10

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  • Yummy - Yummy - 7/16/10

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  • Cant wait to try it!! - 7/3/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Looks good, but I am not a cookie person. - 7/1/10

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  • I have not tried YET, But it sounds DELICIOUS!! - 7/1/10

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  • sounds really good . will give it a shot and see how my hubby likes it . - 7/1/10

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  • Bad
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    The crisco is terrible....and terrible for you. It makes it taste greasy in my opinion. Maybe if there was a sub for the crisco, say apple sauce or something. - 7/1/10

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  • Sounds real good. I will make with Splenda for the white sugar also. Now, If I was still working, I would take to work to share w/ the Guys. - 7/1/10

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  • Oh......do these sound good!!!!! Will try soon with my Grand-daughter as my cookie helper. - 7/1/10

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  • They sound good for my grandchildren,I will also use Splenda to cut the sugar....Thanks for the post. - 7/1/10

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    this sounds delicios. I can't wait to try it. - 12/1/08

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  • Love this recipe and will do it again. - 9/18/07

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