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Desiree's Favorite Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Desiree's Favorite Oatmeal Cookies, by , is from DUPREE FAMILY FAVORITES COOKBOOK, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Polly Dupree Foster
Added: Tuesday, October 7, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups white sugar
1 egg
1 tbsp. water
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. soda
3 cups old fashioned or 1 minute oats

Directions:
Directions:
In a mixing bowl put shortening, egg, water, and vanilla and beat until fluffy. Add flour, soda, and salt and mix well. Blend in oats. Drop by heaping teaspoon on a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 365 for 12-15 minutes.
Optional: pecans, raisins, coconut, M&M candy, chocolate chips, and candied fruit.

 

 

 

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