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Dried Fruit Oatmeal Cookies

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  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried prunes 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Currants 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Oatmeal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

In a bowl, cream shortening, sugar and brown sugar.
Whisk in egg.
Set aside.
In a second bowl, sift together all purpose flour, baking soda and salt.
Fold into liquid mixture.
Add prunes, currants and oatmeal, mixing well.
Shape dough into 2 rolls.
Wrap in wax paper.
Refrigerate 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 350 °F (175 °C).
Butter a cookie sheet.
Remove dough from refrigerator.
Slice each roll into 12 cookies.
Place on a cookie sheet.
Bake in oven 15 minutes or so.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Snack, Fruit Dessert

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Dried Fruit Oatmeal Cookies Recipe