Butterscotch-Oatmeal Cookies
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Servings: 2 1/2 Dozen
  • Preparation Time: About 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
DIRECTIONS
  1. Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon
  2. Set aside
  3. Cream together the shortening, brown sugar, and sugar in a bowl until light and fluffy, using an electric mixer at medium speed
  4. Add the egg
  5. Beat well
  6. Gradually stir the dry ingredients into the creamed mixture
  7. Blend well
  8. Stir in the oats
  9. Drop the mixture by rounded teaspoonfuls, about 3 inches apart, onto greased baking sheets
  10. Bake in a 325 F oven for 15 minutes or until golden brown
  11. Remove from the baking sheets
  12. Cool on wire racks
RECIPE BACKSTORY
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