Poor Man’s Cookies

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  1. Preheat oven to 350° in line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium-size bowl, mix together the shortening and sugar’s using an electric mixer until creamy.
  3. Pour in the water in the Nella and continue beating.
  4. Mix the baking soda and flour together and add slowly to the mixture until combined. 
  5. Stir in the oats.
  6. Put pink punk shaped balls of dough on a baking sheet and lightly press with your hand and bake for 8 to 10 minutes.
  7. Allow the cookies to cool 10 minutes on the cookie sheet and then transfer to a wire rack to completely cool.
  8. Store in an airtight container.