Sunday, September 7, 2008

Grandma's Oatmeal Cookies

A new oatmeal cookie recipe courtesy of

Grandma's Oatmeal Cookies

1 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1 cup white sugar
2 large eggs, well beaten
1 Tbs vanilla
1 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 Tbs cinnamon
3 cups oatmeal (don't use instant)
3/4 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

Preheat oven to 350.

Cream shortening and sugars. Add eggs and vanilla. Beat well. Set aside.

Sift flour, salt, baking soda, and cinnamon. Add to first mixture and mix well. Add nuts and raisins if desired. Add oatmeal last.

Spoon out by rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets.

Bake for 10 minutes. Remove to a wire rack and cool completely.

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