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This recipe for Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies, by Doris Long Chianakas, is from Winter Family Recipes,
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Doris Long Chianakas Added: Sunday, January 22, 2006
1 Cup sugar 2 Cups Oatmeal 2 Tablespoons cocoa 2 eggs 3/4 Cup shortening 1 Cup flour 1/2 teaspoon soda 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon baking powder
Combine sugar, oatmeal and cocoa. Pour 1 cup boiling water over. Then add remaining ingredients, mixing well. Drop by spoonful onto ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees 10-12 min. Makes about 3 dozen.
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