Monday, January 7, 2008

Oatmeal Crispies I

Oatmeal Crispies I

Submitted by: Cathie
Rated: 5 out of 5 by 3 members Yields: 36 servings
"Delicious oatmeal cookies like grandma's!"

2/3 cup shortening
1/3 cup butter, softened
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
3 cups quick cooking oats
1 cup chopped walnuts

1. Cream together shortening, margarine, and sugars.
2. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
3. Mix in flour, salt, and baking soda. Add oats and walnuts. Mix well.
4. Shape into long rolls and roll in wax paper. Chill until firm.
5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
6. Slice 1/4 inch slices and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Press with fork dipped in milk.
7. Bake for 10 minutes.

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