Selma's Best Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
- 1 cup shortening
- 1 cup white sugar
- ½ cup packed brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 ½ cups quick cooking oats
- ¾ cup finely chopped walnuts
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
step 1: Cream together shortening, white sugar, brown sugar. Then add 1 beaten egg.
step 2: Sift together flour, baking soda, and ground cinnamon and add to first mixture. Then add quick rolled oats, finely crushed walnuts or pecans and vanilla.
step 3: Cover and chill for an hour.
step 4: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
step 5: Place walnut sized pieces of dough on a greased cookie sheet. Butter the bottom of a small glass, dip in sugar and flatten out the little pieces. You need not rebutter each time. Bake for 10 minutes.