Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Dorothy Byrnside, FMS

  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup sifted flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp soda
  • 3 cup oats (uncooked)
  • 1 cup peanut butter

Place shortening, sugars, egg, water and vanilla in mixing bowl; beat thoroughly. Sift together flour, salt and soda; add to shortening mixture mixture, mixing well. Blend in oats and peanut butter. Drop by teaspoon onto greased cookie sheets.

Bake in moderate oven (350°) for 12 to 15 minutes.

Crunchy peanut butter is preferred.





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