Salted Oatmeal Cookies
1 cup shortening -butter or margarine,if preferred
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups quick cooking oats
Cream shortening and sugar, add egg and beat well.
Sift dry ingredients together and add to first mixture.
Stir in vanilla and oatmeal. Mix well and chill.
Roll out thin on floured board, cut in squares.
Sprinkle very lightly with salt and bake 10 minutes on a lightly greased cookie sheet in 375° oven.
Pairs Well With
"From my Mom's old recipe box"
NOTES : These are not too sweet and almost cracker-like.