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Oatmeal Rounds Recipe

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This recipe for Oatmeal Rounds, by , is from Cooking in the Tropics 2, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Beth Cunningham
Added: Thursday, July 10, 2008


1 1/2 c. flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
3/4 tsp. salt
3/4 c. brown sugar
1 1/2 c. oats
1/2 c. shortening
1/2 c. butter or margarine
1 tsp. vanilla


1 c. grated coconut
1 c. chocolate chips
1 c. chopped nuts

Sift together flour, soda and salt; stir in sugar and oats. Cut in shortening and butter until crumbly. Add optional choices. Combine 2 tablespoons cold water and vanilla; sprinkle over mixture, tossing lightly until moistened. Shape in rolls 2 inches in diameter. Wrap in saran wrap or wax paper. Chill. Slice thinly. Bake on greased cookie sheet at 350 for 8 to 10 minutes. Makes 6 dozen.




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