Cherry Oatmeal Chewies
3/4 c Butter flavored shortening
1 1/2 c Firmly packed light brown
1/3 c Milk
1 1/2 ts Vanilla
3 c Quick oats, uncooked
1 c Flour
1/2 ts Baking soda
1/2 ts Salt
1/4 ts Cinnamon
1 c Chopped candied red
1 c Chopped candied green
Preheat oven to 375F. Grease cookie sheets. Place foil on cooling surface.
Combine dry ingredients. Cream remaining ingredients except cherries until
well blended. Add dry mixture, stir in cherries. Drop rounded tablespoons
2" apart on cookie sheets and bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned.
Don't overbake. Cool a couple of minutes on sheets, then remove to foil.
Makes about 2 1/2 dozen.
Country Accents Christmas Cookies 1995
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