Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins
My grandfather made these every year and they were family favorites.
- 3 tablespoons shortening
- 1 1⁄2 cups white sugar
- 3 eggs
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons almond extract
- 3 cups rolled oats
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons salt
- Preheat oven to 325 deg F.
- Cream together shortening and sugar. Beat in eggs, then extract. Gradually blen in oats and salt.
- Drop dough by spoonfuls 2 in apart on cookie sheets. Flatten cookies with the bottom of a glass dipped in flour. Bake 12-15 min until golden brown. Transfer to wire racks for cooling.