|Shortening||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Oats||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), uncooked (Quick Cooking Or Regular)|
|Water||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|All purpose flour||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Toasted diced almonds||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Cream shortening and sugar thoroughly.
Blend in oats, water and vanilla extract.
Combine flour, baking powder and salt; stir into creamed mixture.
Mix in almonds.
Chill in refrigerator 1 hour.
Shape into small balls, place on greased cookie sheets and flatten with spatula.
Bake at 400 ° for 8 to 10 minutes.