Poor man's cookies

Yield: 21 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Rolled oats
1 cup Packed brown sugar
½ cup Sugar
1 cup All-purpose flour
¼ teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Baking soda
¼ cup Hot water
½ cup Shortening; melted and cooled
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract

In a mixing bowl, combine oats, sugars, flour and salt. In a separate bowl, combine soda and water; stir into oats mixture along with shortening and vanilla. Roll into walnut-size balls. Place on greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from the oven; allow to stand 2 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool. Yield: about 3-½ dozen.

Recipe by: Taste of Home, Georgia Perrine, Bremerton, Washington Converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.

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