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“These are great to make at Christmas.”
READY IN:
25mins
YIELD:
4 dozen
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 cups Butter Flavor Crisco
  • 1 cup firmly packed sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 2 12 cups oatmeal (Quick or Old Fashioned)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 12 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1 34 cups finely chopped nuts
  • 23 cup fruit preserves

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Beat Crisco and sugar until fluffy.
  3. Beat in egg and vanilla.
  4. Add combined oats, flour and salt; mix well.
  5. Form 1 inch balls; roll in nuts.
  6. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  7. Press centers with thumb; fill with preserves.
  8. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown.
  9. Remove to wire rack; cool completely.

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