Yield: 36 Servings
|1 cup||Chukar dried tart or sweet cherries; chopped|
|1 cup||Vegetable shortening|
|½ cup||Granulated sugar|
|1½ cup||Brwon sugar; packed|
|1½ tablespoon||Freshly grated orange rind|
|1¾ cup||All-purpose flour|
|¾ teaspoon||Baking soda|
|3 cups||Rolled oats|
|4 tablespoons||Hot water|
From: Elaine Hacklaender <hack@...> Date: Tue, 1 Mar 94 11:40:11 -0500 from _Recipes for Sweet & Tart Dried Cherries_ Soak dried cherries in ½ cup hot water for 10 minutes. Drain well. Cream shortening with the granulated sugar and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, vanilla and orange rind until combined well. Sift together the flour, baking soda, and cinnamon. Blend well. Combine the rolled oats and 4 tbs.
hot water. Stir cherries and oats into batter. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto lightly greased baking sheets. Bake in a preheated 350F oven for 12-15 minutes, or until edges are golden. Yields 36 cookies.
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