Famous oatmeal cookies

Yield: 60 servings

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Vegetable shortening
1 cup Firmly packed brown sugar
½ cup Granulated sugar
1 Egg
¼ cup Water
1 teaspoon Vanilla
3 cups QUAKER Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
1 cup All-purpose flour
1 teaspoon Salt (opt)
½ teaspoon Baking soda

Heat oven to 350'F. Beat shortening, sugars, egg, water and vanilla until creamy. Add combined oats, flour, salt and baking soda; mix well. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 12-15 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove to cooling rack; cool completely. Store tightly covered.

Makes about 5 dozen cookies.

MY OWN SPECIAL COOKIES: Add 1 cup of any or a combination of the following ingredients to basic cookie dough: raisins, chopped nuts, chocolate chips or coconut. Makes about 5 dozen cookies.

From Tony Burke, Cyberealm BBS Watertown, NY 315-786-1120

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