Oatmeal Cookies

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o        ¾ cup shortening

o        1 cup brown sugar

o        ½ cup granulated sugar

o        1 egg

o        ¼ cup water

o        1 teaspoon vanilla

o        2 cups sifted flour

o        1 teaspoon salt

o        ½ teaspoon baking soda

o        3 cups oats, uncooked


To Prepare…


1.       Beat shortening, sugars, egg, water and vanilla together until creamy

2.       Sift together flour, salt, and baking soda; add to creamed mixture and blend well

3.       Stir in oats

4.       Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet

5.       Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for approximately 12 to 15 minutes


Notes: Makes about 5 dozen cookies

For variety, add 1 cup chopped nuts, raisins, chocolate chips or coconut.



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