Spicy Oatmeal Cookies
|Shortening||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Eggs||2 , beaten|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Ground nutmeg||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
|Pecans||1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped|
|Oats||3 Cup (48 tbs), uncooked|
Cream shortening and sugars.
Add eggs and vanilla extract and beat well.
Combine flour, soda, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt and add to creamed mixture, a small amount at a time.
Add nuts and oats and mix well.
Divide mixture into 3 parts and shape into rolls.
Wrap in waxed paper and heavy-duty aluminum foil and freeze until needed.
Slice thin and place on greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 350° for 8 to 10 minutes.