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Crisp Oatmeal Cookies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs) (butter or margarine)
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed
  Eggs 2 Small, beaten
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Rolled oats 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Cream shortening, add sugar and continue creaming.
Beat in eggs.
Sift together flour, baking soda and salt; add to egg mixture.
Stir in oats and vanilla; blend well.
Chill.
Divide dough into sections for easy handling, and roll out very thin on floured pastry cloth.
Cut with 2 1/2-inch floured cookie cutter, and place on lightly greased sheet.
Bake at 375-°F. 6-8 minutes.
Cooled baked cookies can be put together in sandwich fashion with jam or date fillings.
Makes 6 dozen single cookies.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4260 Calories from Fat 2007

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 227 g349.9%

Saturated Fat 55.7 g278.7%

Trans Fat 27 g

Cholesterol 321.4 mg107.1%

Sodium 2456.6 mg102.4%

Total Carbohydrates 506 g168.5%

Dietary Fiber 24.6 g98.4%

Sugars 204.8 g

Protein 60 g120.8%

Vitamin A 7.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 15.2% Iron 112.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Crisp Oatmeal Cookies Recipe