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                             OATMEAL COOKIES 1
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       c            Shortening
    2       c            Brown sugar
    3       c            Oats
    1       t            Vanilla
    1       t            Baking soda
      1/2   c            Water
    1       t            Salt
    2       c            White flour
 
   Beat shortening for 30 seconds.  Add sugar & beat till
   light & fluffy. Mix in the oats.
   Dissolve soda in water & set aside.  Mix in the
   vanilla & salt.  Add the flour, mixing alternately
   with the water.  Ensure that it is well mixed. Roll
   out dough on a floured board to 1/4 inch thickness.
   Cut with cookie cutters.  Bake at 375F on a cookie
   sheet for 12 to 15 minutes.  Cool on a wire rack.
  
 
 
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