Posted: Jul 09, 2012 1:00 PM
Everyone loves a classic cookie recipe. "My mom made these cookies for us all the time and they are my favorite. She still makes them every time I make a visit home." - Eli Manning

Eli ManningMakes about 6 dozen


  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 sticks butter, melted
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Pour the oats, flour, sugar and salt into a large bowl and mix well.
  2. Pour very hot melted butter over the mixture and stir it until the sugar has melted.
  3. Add the eggs and vanilla and stir well.
  4. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
  5. Cover the cookie sheets with ungreased aluminum foil.
  6. Drop 1/2 level teaspoons of the cookie mixture onto the foil, spaced 2 inches apart.
  7. Cook about 10-12 minutes, watching carefully.
  8. When the cookies are completely cooled, the foil will peel off.
  9. Store in airtight containers.

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Recipe reprinted by permission from Loukoumi’s Celebrity Cookbook Featuring Favorite Childhood Recipes by Over 50 Celebrities by Nick Katsoris. Copyright (c) 2011 by NK Publications, Inc.

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