Dried Fruit Oatmeal Cookies
|Shortening||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 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.
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.