A tasty oatmeal cookie, just like those you remember.
3/4 cup (180g) shortening
1 cup (240g) brown sugar
1/2 cup (120g) white sugar
1/4 cup (60ml) water
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups (700g) rolled oats
1 cup (240g) all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
Using a mixer, cream together the shortening, brown sugar, white sugar, egg, water and vanilla until light and fluffy (about 10 minutes on high).
In a mixing bowl, mix together the oats, flour, baking soda, and salt.
Add dry ingredients into wet, mix well using mixer.
Scoop the portions out - this recipe makes 20 cookies, so use 20 portions.
Bake at 350°F (180°C) for 8 to 10 minutes.