Mincemeat Oatmeal Cookies

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Total Time
10 mins
12 mins

I got this recipe from one of my mom's cookbooks. I'm putting it here for safekeeping.

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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease baking sheet with shortening. Place sheets of foil on countertop for cooling cookies.
  2. Combine 1/2 cup shortening, sugar and egg in large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Beat in mincemeat.
  3. Combine flour, baking soda and salt. Mix into creamed mixture at low speed until blended. Stir in oats and nuts with spoon.
  4. Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of dough 2 inces apart onto prepared baking sheet.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes, or until set and lightly browned around edges. DO NOT OVERBAKE! Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to foil to cool completely.