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Famous Oatmeal Cookies

3/4 cup soft shortening

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1 egg

1/4 cup water

1 tsp vanilla

1 cup sifted flour

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp soda

3 cups oats, uncooked

Beat shortening, sugars, egg, water and vanilla together until creamy. Sift together flour, salt and soda. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture; blend well. Stir in oats. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheet. Bake in preheated 350- degree oven 12-15 minutes

For variety, add chopped nuts,raisins, chocolate chips, or coconut. Makes 5 dozen.

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Chef and Chocolatier maker, who loves to share and swap recipes.

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