Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Wednesday, December 12th 2007, 11:10 am
By: News On 6

Thursday, January 01, 2004
about 4 dozen cookies
1 c. shortening3/4 c. dark brown sugar
3/4 c. granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. hot water
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 c. chocolate chips
2 c. instant oatmeal
3/4 c. chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Cream together the shortening and sugars. Add the eggs, hot water and vanilla; mix well. Sift in the flour, baking soda and salt. Add all remaining ingredients; mix until well combined.

Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto a greased baking sheet. Bake about 10 minutes, cool on wire rack.
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