3/4 cup vegetable shortening
3 cups Oatmeal
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp ea. salt, B. soda & vanilla
1/4 cup water
Beat together shortening, sugars, egg, water & vanilla until creamy. Combine oatmeal, flour, salt and soda. Add to liquid ingredients and mix well. Drop by rounded teaspoon onto greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 12 to 15 minutes. Makes about 5 dozen cookies.
For variety add chopped nuts, raisins, or choc. chips. For granola cookies, substitute 1 1/2 cups granola for 1 1/2 cups oatmeal.
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