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Description

This recipe came from an estate sale. I obtained it when I purchased the family collection from the Ampere Estate in Arlington, Texas in 1981.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar or sugar substitute
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups uncooked oatmeal
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon soda
  • 1 cup dates chopped

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Beat together first 5 ingredients.
  3. Sift dry ingredients together.
  4. Add oatmeal and combine all together.
  5. Stir in dates.
  6. Drop by teaspoon on greased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.

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