*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           SHREDDED WHEAT COOKIES
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      cups          all-purpose flour
    1      teaspoon      baking soda
      1/2  teaspoon      baking powder
    1      teaspoon      salt
    1      cup           vegetable shortening
    1      cup           granulated sugar
      3/4  cup           firmly packed brown sugar
    2                    eggs
    1      teaspoon      vanilla
      1/2  cup           honey
    2      teaspoons     grated orange peel (orange part only)
    1      teaspoon      grated lemon peel (yellow part only)
    2      cups          old-fashioned or quick-cooking oatmeal -- uncooked
    2      cups          crushed shredded wheat biscuits
      1/2  cup           chopped dates
      1/2  cup           raisins
      1/2  cup           chopped nuts
 
 Mix flour with soda, baking powder and salt; set aside.  Beat shortening
 until light and fluffy; add sugars gradually, creaming well. Beat in eggs
 one at a time.  Add vanilla, honey and grated orange and lemon peels, then
 cereals, fruits and nuts; mix well. Work in flour mixture until
 well-blended.   Drop by teaspoonfuls on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 375
 degrees for 10 to 15 minutes, or until done.
 
 Makes about 8 dozen small cookies
 
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 NOTES : http://www.oregonlive.com/foodday/features/99/0504/fd_baggtest.html
 
 Recipe is from the 1950’s.