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Oatmeal Chip Cookies Recipe

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Kelly D. Smith, Geraldine S. Becker


1 c shortening
1 c sugar
1 c brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
3 eggs
3 c sifted flour
1 tsp soda
1 tsp salt
3 c rolled oats
12 oz chocolate chips
(For polka dot cookies use smarties)
1 c nuts

Thoroughly cream shortening, sugars and vanilla. Beat in egg, then 3 tbsp water. Sift together flour, soda and salt; add to creamed mixture, blending well. Stir in the rolled oats, chocolate chips and walnuts. Drop by teaspoon onto a greased cookie sheet about 2' apart. Bake at 375F for 10-12 min. Cool slightly before removing from pan.
Makes 12 dozen cookies.




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