Famous Oatmeal Cookies
|Soft shortening||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Granulated sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Water||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Sifted all purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Uncooked oats||3 Cup (48 tbs) (Quaker)|
Beat together shortening, sugars, egg, water and vanilla until creamy.
Sift together flour, salt and soda; add to creamed mixture; blend.
Stir in oats.
Drop by teaspoon-fuls onto greased cookie sheets.
Bake in preheated 350°F oven for 12 to 15 minutes.