---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
  
       Title: Cookie Mix for the Pantry
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 1 servings
  
            -----cookie mix ingr
            -edients-----
       3 c  Flour
   1 1/2 c  White sugar
       1 c  Brown sugar; lightly packed
       1 ts Baking soda
       1 c  Shortening
       3 c  Old fashioned rolled oats
     1/2 c  Raisins; chopped dates;
            -peanut
  
   butter chips;
                           chips or walnuts
                           -----VANILLA COOKIES-----
        2      cups          Cookie mix
         1    Egg
        1      tablespoon    Milk
        1      teaspoon      Vanilla
                           -----GRANOLA COOKIES-----
     1 1/2    cups          Cookie mix
       1/2    cup           Granola
         2    Eggs
        2      tablespoons   Milk
        1      teaspoon      Vanilla
   
   TO MAKE COOKIE MIX:
   
   In a large bowl, sift together flour, sugars, baking soda, and baking
   powder.
   
   Cut in shortening with a pastry blender or two kinves until mixture is
   crumbly.  You can use a fopd processor for this step, but besure to process
   quickly and stop quickly, before the mixture is too smooth.
   
   Stir in rolled oats and any nuts, chips, or fruits you choose.
   
   Store mixture in a tightly covered, labeled container. Mix will keep from 1
   to 5 months on the pantry shelf in mild, dry weather. Store in the
   refrigerator during the hottest summer months.
   
   Yield:  9 cups mix TO USE:
   
   Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
   
   Measure mix into a large bowl and edd eggs, milk, and vanilla, depending on
   which cookies you are making.
   
   Stir until all ingredients are well blended and drop by teaspoons onto a
   gresed cookie sheet.  Bake for 15 minutes.
   
   Souce:  Cheaper and Better Alternatives to Storebought
  
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