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Dad's Oatmeal Cookies

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Dad's Oatmeal Cookies are special ones. It sounds like the recipe was found by a father for his kids. This cookies are quick and simple to make. They are healthy too. Enjoy the Dad's oatmeal cookies.
Ingredients
  Prunes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Milk 6 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Quick cooking oats 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
Directions

MAKING
1)In a saucepan, add prunes and water and boil for 20 minutes.
2)Cool, drain and cut from pits into small pieces.
3)In a bowl, beat shortening and sugar together until light and fluffy.
4)Add eggs and milk. Mix well.
5)In another bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and salt.
6)Mix oats in dry mixture and stir it into creamed mixture.
7)Add vanilla, nuts and prunes and blend thoroughly.
8)Take greased baking sheets and drop spoonsful of batter on it.
9)Bake at 400 degrees for about 15 minutes.

SERVING
10)Serve the oatmeal cookies right away.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Oat
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
25

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