Oatmeal Crisps


1 cup shortening

1 cup brown sugar

1 cup white sugar

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla

1 1/2 cups bread flour

1 tsp salt

1 tsp soda

3 cups quick cooking rolled oats

1/2 cup walnuts



Cream shortening and sugars, then add eggs and vanilla. Beat until fluffy. Add sifted dry ingredients. Stir in rolled oats and nuts. Form dough in rolls 1 – 1 1/2 inch in diameter. Wrap in waxed paper, aluminium foil, or saran wrap. Chill thoroughly. With sharp knife slice 1/4 inch thick. Back on ungreased cookie sheet at 350°F for 10 minutes.


–Recipe by Alice D.


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