Recipe Box: Oatmeal chocolate logs

December 23, 2015

Ingredients

2 cups sifted flour

½ tsp. salt

1 cup shortening (or butter or margarine

½ cup sifted confectioner sugar

2 tsp. vanilla extract

1 cup oatmeal

1 pkg. 12 oz. semi-sweet choc. chips

¼ cup milk

(Festive colored candies, chocolate shots, nuts, toppings of your choice)

Directions

* Sift flour with salt; set aside.

* Mix shortening, sugar and vanilla till creamy.

* Add flour mixture and mix well. Mix in oats. Dough will be quite stiff.

* Shape into logs, balls or cones.

* Place on ungreased cookie sheet 2 inches apart. Bake at 325º for 25-30 minutes. Cool completely.

* Melt chocolate with milk over hot water; mix till smooth. You can also melt the chocolate/milk mixture in the microwave.

* Dip the ends of the cookie in chocolate and then in the candy. Place on wax paper till set.

Recipe from the kitchen of Therese Gunty.