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Oatmeal Nut Crispies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Firmly packed light brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Lemon extract 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Quick cooking oats 3 Cup (48 tbs), uncooked
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 350°.
2) In a bowl, add shortening to cream.
3) Slowly add sugar and keep on beating until the mixture turns light and fluffy.
4) Add one egg at a time to beat well.
5) Pour in lemon extract and beat well.
6) In another bowl, place flour, soda, salt and cinnamon to combine.
7) Add the dry mixture to creamed mixture and beat thoroughly.
8) Fold in oats and pecans.
9) Make 2 long rolls having 2 inches diameter out of the dough.
10) Use waxed paper to wrap the rolls and place inside refrigerator to chill for 2 to 3 hours or until firm.
11) Bring out of the refrigerator, unwrap and slice in ¼ inch thickness.
12) In a lightly greased cookie sheets, arrange the cookies keeping 2-3 inches gap from each other.

MAKING
13) Place the cookie sheets inside oven and bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until the cookies are crisp.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Oat
Interest: 
Everyday, Kids
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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