Oatmeal Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Chip Cookies

Without a doubt, home-baked cookies are a child’s greatest delight.

Time to prepare: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients

1 cup shortening
3/4 cup EACH granulated sugar and brown sugar, packed
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. EACH salt and baking soda
1 Tbsp. hot water
2 cups oatmeal
1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
Sugar for flattening cookies

Directions

In mixing bowl,cream the shortening and sugars. Stir in the eggs and vanilla, mixing well.

Combine remaining ingredients in a separate bowl. Add to butter mixture, stirring until well combined.

For uniform cookies, use a 1/3 measuring cup. Spoon in batter. Turn
out onto greased cookie sheet, spacing cookies 6 inches apart and 2 inches from sides of pan.

To flatten cookies, lightly grease bottom of a pie pan. Dip into sugar. Flatten cookies to a 4-inch diameter

Bake at 350°F for 12 min. or until done. Cool. Store in airtight
containers.

Notes

15 jumbo cookies

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