Oatmeal Crispies

Bryan’s Favorite Cookies
1 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
2 well-beaten eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1.5 cups sifted enriched flour
1 teaspoon salt
3 cups quick-cooking oats
.5 cups chopped walnuts (optional)
1 bag chocolate chips (optional)

Thoroughly cream shortening and sugars.
Add eggs and vanilla, beat well.
Sift dry ingredients, add to creamed mixture.
Add oats and optional ingredients.
Mix well.
Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes. Will appear underdone when removed from oven.
Makes 5 dozen. maybe. The raw dough is great also.

chocolate chips are wonderful, and they’re good raw also good raw, also.

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