Famous Oatmeal Cookies

December 22, 2009 at 4:59 pm (Counter Culture) (, , , , , , , , , , , , )



3/4 cup shortening, softened

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1 egg

1/4 cup water

1 tsp vanilla

1 cup sifted all-purpose flour

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp baking soda

3 cups uncooked oats


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Beat shortening, sugars, egg, water and vanilla together until creamy.  Sift together flour, salt and soda, add to creamed mixture, blend well.  Stir in oats.

Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets.  Bake for 12-15 minutes.  Can add raisins or chocolate chips.


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