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Butterscotch-Oatmeal Cookies

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Serves 2 1/2 Dozen | Prep Time About 15 minutes | Cook Time 15 minutes


3/4 cup sifted flour
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/8 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1 cup quick-cooking oats

Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon

Set aside

Cream together the shortening, brown sugar, and sugar in a bowl until light and fluffy, using an electric mixer at medium speed

Add the egg

Beat well

Gradually stir the dry ingredients into the creamed mixture

Blend well

Stir in the oats

Drop the mixture by rounded teaspoonfuls, about 3 inches apart, onto greased baking sheets

Bake in a 325 F oven for 15 minutes or until golden brown

Remove from the baking sheets

Cool on wire racks

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