Date Oatmeal Cookies
|Shortening||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Half Butter Or Margarine)|
|Brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Packed)|
|Flour||2 Cup (32 tbs) (Gold Medal)|
|Rolled oats||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Dates||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), cut up|
|Chopped nuts||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
Mix shortening, sugar, eggs, milk, and vanilla thoroughly.
Measure flour by dipping method or by sifting.
Blend flour, soda, and salt; stir in.
Mix in oats, dates, and nuts.
Heat oven to 375° (quick mod.).
Roll dough in 1 1/4 balls.
Place 3" apart on lightly greased baking sheet.
Flatten to 1/4" thickness with bottom of glass dipped in flour.
Bake 10 to 12 min., or until lightly browned.