Oatmeal Cookies

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Difficulty: Easy - for beginners


1 c shortning
1 c brown sugar
1/2 c white sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 c flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp baking soda
3 c oats
1/2 c nuts (optional)


Cream together shortning, sugars, and eggs. Mix in flour, salt, vanilla, and soda. Mix in oats. Stir in nuts.

Refrigerate dough for at least 1 hour.

Drop by spoonfuls onto nonstick cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes.


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