World's Best Oatmeal Cookies

I substituted walnuts for raisins in an old recipe, and came up with my husband's favorite cookies!

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). In a large bowl, mix together the shortening, white sugar and brown sugar until smooth. Stir in the egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking...


  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

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