Hilary's Oatmeal Crisps

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Title: Hilary's Oatmeal Crisps
Yield: 60 Servings
Categories: Cookies, Celebrities


1 1/2 c All-purpose flour
1 ts Salt
1 ts Baking soda
1 c Vegetable shortening; solid
1 c Light brown sugar; packed
1/2 c Granulated sugar
1 ts Vanilla extract
2 Eggs
2 c Rolled oats; old-fashioned
2 c Raisins; optional

Combine flour, salt and baking soda. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Beat
shortening, sugars and vanilla in a large bowl until creamy. Beat in eggs
until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in the flour mixture and rolled
oats. Stir in raisins, if using. Drop by well-rounded teaspoonfuls onto
greased baking sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden. Cool
cookies on sheets on wire racks for 2 minutes then transfer cookies to wire
racks to cool. Makes 5 dozen; 7 1/2 dozen with raisins.

Source: "A White House Christmas" Family Circle, 12/21/93

Recipe by: Hilary Clinton

Posted to TNT - Prodigy's Recipe Exchange Newsletter by
MarySpero@prodigy.com (MS MARY E SPERO) on 9 No, v 1997