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This recipe for CHOCOLATE CHIP OATMEAL COOKIES, by , is from FAMILY RECIPES, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

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1 + 1/2 cups sifted flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup shortening
3/4 cup white sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 eggs, unbeaten
1 teaspoon hot water
1/2-1 cup chopped nuts (if desired)
1 pkg. chocolate chips
2 cups oatmeal
1 teaspoon vanilla

1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
2. Grease cookie sheets.
3. Sift flour and measure. Add soda and salt and sift again.
4. In bowl, cream shortening until fluffy; add sugars; cream well.
5. To mixture, beat in eggs, and add hot water.
6. Stir in sifted ingredients.
7. Add nuts, chocolate chips, and oatmeal. Mix well.86. Add vanilla.
8. Drop by spoonfuls on greased cookie sheet.
9. Bake at 350 F. for 10-12 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is an old recipe that came from Home Ec. teachers. Family favorite.




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