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Source: Houston Junior League Cookbook

Oatmeal Icebox Cookies
Try this different kind of oatmeal cookie and be impressed by it's unique taste.
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Serves: 20
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
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1 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup sugar, white
2 eggs, well beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon soda
3 cups quick-cooking oats
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Cream shortening, brown sugar and white sugar. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Sift flour, salt and soda together; add to creamed mixture and blend well. Stir in oats and pecans. Shape into rolls and wrap in wax paper. Chill several hours or overnight. Slice 1/4-inch thick. Bake on ungreased cookie sheets in 350 degree oven for 10 minutes.

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