Old-Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies

For variety add chopped nuts, raisins, chocolate chips, dates or coconut to the dough.

Old-Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    dozen


Ingredients

  • 1

    cup shortening, soft

  • 1

    cup brown sugar, packed

  • 1

    cup white sugar

  • 2

    eggs

  • 1

    tsp vanilla

  • ¼

    tsp nutmeg

  • cups flour, sifted

  • 1

    tsp baking soda

  • ½

    tsp salt

  • 1

    tsp cinnamon

  • 3

    cups quick rolled oats

Directions

Place shortening, sugars, eggs and vanilla in a mixing bowl and beat thoroughly. Sift all dry ingredients together and add to shortening mixture. Mix. Stir in uncooked oats. Drop from teaspoon onto greased cookie sheet. Bake in preheated oven (350) about 12-15 minutes.


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