Thin and Crispy Orange-Almond Oatmeal Cookies

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 2008, America's Test Kitchen TV

You may think an oatmeal cookie should be moist and chewy. Thin and crispy oatmeal cookies can be irresistible—if, that is, you can get the texture just right.

SERVESMakes 24 cookies

TIME1¼ hours, plus 20 minutes cooling

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

We wanted to enhance the standard oatmeal cookie recipe to create a crispy, delicate cookie in which the flavor of buttery oats would really stand out. Scaling back the sugar while increasing the amounts of baking powder and baking soda gav...

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