Dad's Oatmeal Cookies
|Prunes||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Eggs||2 , beaten|
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted|
|Baking powder||3 Teaspoon|
|Quick cooking oats||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Walnuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped|
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.
10)Serve the oatmeal cookies right away.