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This recipe for Crisp Oatmeal Cookies, by Sharon MacKinnon, is from The LSPC Cookbook Project,
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1 cup brown sugar 1 cup white sugar 1 cup shortening 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking soda 1 1/2 cups flour 3 cups quick oats 1 cup nuts (optional)
Cream shortening and sugar; add eggs, salt and vanilla. Mix together baking soda and flour; add flour mixture, quick oats and nuts to the creamed mixture. Form into long rolls and place in refrigerator overnite. Bake at 400º for 8-10 minutes.
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