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Icebox Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. shortening
1 c. brown sugar
1 c. white sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. soda
3 c. oatmeal
1/2 c. nuts (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla. Beat well. Add dry ingredients and blend well. Add oatmeal and nuts. Divide into two, 2" rolls (looks like a rolling pin or log). Wrap completely in wax paper and chill thoroughly or overnight. Slice 1/4" thick and bake on an ungreased cookie sheet for about 10 minutes at 350. Make sure not to over bake!

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mom used to make these cookies and keep the dough in the freezer to bake later. Learned to love cookie dough by sneaking it out of the freezer when I was little!

 

 

 

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