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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Grandma Turley's Oatmeal Cookies

This recipe hails from my great grandma, I only wish I had thought to pick her brain more while she was alive for all of the good recipes she had collected in her lifetime.  My husband loves oatmeal chocolate chip cookies and this is quickly becoming our staple cookie recipe.  Enjoy!

1 C. Shortening
1 C. White Sugar
2 Eggs
1 tsp. Vanilla
1 heaping tsp. Baking Soda
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/3 C. fruit Juice
1 C. White Flour
1 C. Whole Wheat Flour
4 C. Regular Oats

Cream Sugar and shortening. Add Eggs, vanilla, Soda, Salt and Fruit Juice, mix well. Then add Flour and Oatmeal. Bake at 350 for 8-12 minutes or until golden brown on the edges

You may add Raisins, Chocolate Chips, Coconut, Nuts, Craisins or anything else to these cookies to spice them up a bit.