OATMEAL COOKIES

 

  • Cooking Time: 15
  • Servings: 5 dozen
  • Preparation Time: 10

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup shortening, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup sifted flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3 cups oats
  • Optional add ins:
  • Chopped nutmeats
  • Raisins
  • Chocolate chips
  • Coconut

Directions

  • Beat shortening, sugar, egg, water and vanilla together until creamy
  • Sift flour, salt and soda, add to creamed mixture and blend well
  • Stir in oats and optionals if desired
  • Drop by teaspoon full onto greased cookie sheet
  • Bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes

Notes

Categories: Cookies 

Author Credit: Evelyn Skopec

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