Oatmeal Walnut Crunchies
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground mace||1 Dash|
|Vegetable shortening||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Milk||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Quick cooking rolled oats||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)|
|Chopped walnuts||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
1. Sift flour, baking soda, salt and mace onto waxed paper.
2. Cream shortening with brown sugar until fluffy in a large bowl; beat in egg and milk. Add dry ingredients, blending well to make a thick batter; fold in rolled oats and walnuts.
3. Drop by teaspoonfuls, 3 inches apart, on greased cookie sheets
4. Bake in moderate oven (375°) 12 minutes, or until lightly golden. Remove from cookie sheets; cool completely on wire racks.