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Oatmeal Bars

Author/Submitted by: Betty Reid Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford, Conn. USA
Servings: 1
Categories: Bars / Desserts

220  g  shortening
200  g  brown sugar
190  g  granulated sugar
4    eggs, beaten well
5  ml  vanilla extract
150  g  white flour, sifted
5  ml  salt
5  ml  baking soda
150  g  quick-cooking oats
40  g  chopped walnuts (optional)

1. Preheat oven to 175 C . 2. Cream shortening and sugars. Add eggs and vanilla. Beat well. 3. Sift flour, salt, and soda and add to creamed sugars. Add oatmeal and nuts, and mix well. 4. Spread evenly into a greased 33x22x4-cm baking pan. Bake at 175 C for 20 minutes. 5. While still warm, cut into squares and remove from pan. Author's Notes: If I had ever dreamed that my oldest son would grow up to be the moderator of, I might have taught him how to make these cookies when he was young. They were his favorite cookies. Difficulty : easy. Precision : Measure the ingredients.

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