Without a doubt, home-baked cookies are a child’s greatest delight.
Time to prepare: 20 minutes
| 1 cup shortening
3/4 cup EACH granulated sugar and brown sugar, packed
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
| 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
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
|15 jumbo cookies|