I have a cousin whose youngest son is allergic to eggs. I want to make cookies for the family and have finally found some eggless cookie recipes that sound good. I'm posting them in case there are others out there with this problem too... Reader's Digest Chocolate Chip Cookies 1 cup soft butter 1 cup brown sugar 1 tsp. baking soda 1/4 cup boiling water 1 tsp vanilla 1 1/4 cups flour 1/2 tsp. salt 2 cups quick oats 12 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips Cream butter and sugar together. Dissolve the baking soda in the boiling water and stir into butter/sugar mixture. Add vanilla, then dry ingredients and chocolate chips. Drop small balls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes at 350 degrees. Chocolate Chip Yummies 2 c. (1 lb.) butter, softened 2 c. powdered sugar 4 tsp. vanilla 3 c. flour 1 tsp. baking soda 2 c. quick oats 1 pkg. (12 oz.)semi-sweet choc. chips Cream the butter and powdered sugar and add the vanilla. Add the flour and baking soda, mix well. Finally add the quick oats and the choc. chips; mix well. Form into small balls and press with a fork. Bake at 325° for 12-15 minutes. Makes about 11 doz.cookies. Brown Sugar Shortbread 1 cup butter (no substitutes) -- softened 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Gradually stir in the flour. Turn onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth, about 3 minutes. Pat into a 1/3-in.-thick rectangle measuring 11-in. x 8-in. Cut into 2-in. x 1-in. strips. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Prick with a fork. Bake at 300' for 25 minutes or until bottom begins to brown. Cool for 5 minutes; remove to a wire rack to cool completely. Yield: "3 1/2 dozen" My cousin's son is allergic to nuts too, so I can't make the next couple of recipes for them, but I'll include them for those who can... EGGLESS OATMEAL COOKIES 1 c. Crisco 1 c. brown sugar 1 tsp. soda 1 c. flour 1/4 c. boiling water 3 c. oatmeal 1/2 c. pecans 1 c. chocolate chips Mix all ingredients except nuts and chips. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 to 15 minutes on ungreased cookie sheet EGGLESS PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES 1 c. tub butter 1 c. sugar 1 c. brown sugar, firmly packed 5 tbsp. skim milk 1 tsp. vanilla 1 c. peanut butter 2 c. flour 2 tsp. baking soda Thoroughly cream butter, sugars, milk and vanilla. Stir in peanut butter and add dry ingredients. Drop from a teaspoon onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Press down with a fork. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.