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Submitted by Carol Osgood of Littleton, Colorado. As their name implies, these cookies are very large, so place six to eight cookies per sheet.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, February 2000



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  • Pebs54
    20 AUG, 2011
    I just finished makeing these cookies and they are out of this world. I'm giving them as a gift to our Pastor and his family for their 3rd anniversary with our church. I would recommend everyone try this one out.
  • geekygrandma
    14 JUN, 2009
    If you don't like the walnuts, just leave them out - no need to adjust the recipe.
  • aramatnankivel
    13 JUN, 2009
    instead of molasses you could add dark brown sugar same amount
  • shoresgirl1717
    13 JUN, 2009
    Does anyone have a suggestion to eliminate the walnuts? What would you add in place or add more of? I was thinking maybe raisins and more oats?
  • DebbieDurham
    13 JUN, 2009
    QUESTION - What can I use instead of molasses? Would honey work?
  • NicoleCh
    11 JUN, 2009
    Sure, you can substitute quick cooking oats. Sometimes it will change the outcome slightly but not enough to ruin a recipe.
  • Marsie
    11 JUN, 2009
    Can you substitute quick oats for the old fashion oats?
  • LOLady
    10 NOV, 2008
    Used five ounces butter instead of vegetable shortening, used a generous cup of oats since that was all I had and, since I don't care for raisins, used half a cup each of candied ginger and dried cranberries. Otherwise followed the recipe exactly. Made 21 very nice cookies of a pretty good size; I would definitely make them again.
  • Sprout613
    7 JAN, 2008
    These are really good cookies. I omit the raisins just because I don't care for them in cookies.

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