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      All you have to do is say the words Chocolate Chip and Ken's eyes get wide. These chocolate chip oatmeal cookies come from a very old recipe that Edith Arps gave to Ken's mom many years ago.

  • 3/4 Cup Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 Cup Shortening
  • 6 Tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • 1 Egg, beaten
  • 1/2 Cup Hot Water
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Walnuts
  • 1 Package Chocolate Chips coarsely rolled
  • 1 Cup Quick Oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla

Mix shortening, Sugar and Eggs until fluffy.
Add dry ingredients and lastly Hot Water, Nuts, Chocolate and Vanilla.
Drop by teaspoons.
She didn't say it but I'd suggest dropping on wax paper and refrigerate.
These are really great!

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