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Homemade Oatmeal Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine / shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Rolled oats 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Sifted cake flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

1. Start oven, set at Moderately Hot, 400° F. Rub a cookie sheet with margarine or shortening.
2. Cream the butter, margarine or shortening until light; gradually add the sugar, beating until smooth. Stir in the oats.
3. Sift the flour with the salt, baking soda and cream of tartar. Add to the oatmeal mixture alternately with the vanilla and water combined; beat well after each addition.
4. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured board and roll out 1/8-inch thick. Cut in desired shapes and place on the cookie sheet.
5. Bake about 10 minutes, until delicately browned.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Oat
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes

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