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Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins
This is a recipe that has always been a favourite of my father's. It is one of those simple recipes that isn't too sweet and goes amazing with tea or coffee. It is also a great seller at the fundraisers and one of those cookies that I too like to have around for company.
- Sift dry ingredients.
- Mix eggs, vanilla and milk well.
- Cream shortening. Add sugar gradually. Once sugar is incorporated add 1/3 of the egg and milk then 1/3 of the dry ingredients alternately. Once all incorporated, fold in fruit and nuts and rolled oats.
- Drop dough by small spoonfuls on buttered cookie sheets (or cookie sheet lined with parchment) leaving a little space for the cookies to puff up.
- Bake at 375 degrees for about 10 minutes.