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Oatmeal Crispies Recipe

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1 C. Shortening
1 C. Brown Sugar
1 C. White Sugar
2 Eggs,(well beaten)
1 tsp. Vanilla
1 C. Flour
1 tsp. Salt
1 tsp. Soda
3 C. Quick Oats
- 1 C. Chopped Nuts
6 oz. Chocolate Chips

1. Thoroughly cream shortening and sugars
2. Add eggs and vanilla, beat well.
3. Add sifted dry ingredients.
4. Add oatmeal, nuts and chocolate chips, mix well.
5. Shape into rolls, wrap in wax paper and chill several hours or overnight.
6. Slice " thick , place on ungreased cookie sheets.
7. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes.
8. Let cool 1 minute, loosen on baking sheets. Let cool longer before removing from the sheets.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Cookies freeze well.




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