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       Title: Favorite  Choc. Chip Oatmeal Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 60 servings
       1 c  Butter-flavored crisco
     3/4 c  Light brown sugar; packed
     3/4 c  Granulated sugar
       2    Eggs
       1 ts Vanilla extract
       1 ts Salt
       2 c  Quick-cooking oatmeal
   1 1/2 c  Flour
       1 ts Baking soda
       1 c  Chocolate chips
      Mix together shortening, sugar and eggs. Beat until creamy. Add flour,
   salt, baking soda and vanilla. Mix well. Add hot water, oats, and choc.
   chips. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 350
   deg. for 8 to 10 minutes. Adapted from a recipe by Bloomer Chocolate
   Company **My notes: I dropped a large tablespoonful of dough onto cookie
   sheets and left them high and rounded (not flattened). These turned out
   great. If an apple wedge is put in the tin with them, they will soften.