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Poor Man's Cookies

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Servings: 4
Categories: Cookies / Desserts

2  c  Rolled oats
1  c  Packed brown sugar
1/2  c  Sugar
1  c  All-purpose flour
1/4  ts  Salt
1  t  Baking soda
1/4  c  Hot water
1/2  c  Shortening, melted & cooled
1  t  Vanilla extract

In a mixing bowl, combine oats, sugars, flour and salt. Combine soda and water; stir into oats mixture along with shortening and vanilla. Roll into walnut-size balls. Place on greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from the oven; allow to stand 2 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool. Yield: about 3 1/2 dozen.

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