---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
  
       Title: Peanut Butter-Oatmeal Cookies # 2
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 50 servings
  
     3/4 c  Shortening
     1/2 c  Granulated sugar
       1 c  Packed brown sugar
       1 lg Egg
     1/4 c  Water
       1 ts Vanilla extract
     1/4 c  Cocoa
     1/2 c  Peanut butter
     1/4 c  Molasses
       1 c  Flour
     1/2 ts Baking soda
       1 ts Salt
       3 c  Uncooked quick oats
            Chopped nuts; optional
  
       Beat together with a wooden spoon, shortening, 2 sugars, egg, water,
   vanilla, cocoa, peanut butter and molasses until creamy. Combine flour,
   baking soda and salt and add to mixture. Add oatmeal and nuts, and blend
   well. Chill dough for 15 minutes.
     Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350` for
   12 to 15 minutes.  Makes 4-5 dozen cookies.
  
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