DECEMBER 18TH: BAKE COOKIES

Oatmeal Cinnamon Drops

½ c. margarine

½ c. shortening

2 eggs

2 tsp. vanilla

2 c. flour

1 ½ tsp. baking soda

½ c. chocolate chips

2 c. sugar

1 Tbsp. molasses

1 c. chopped nuts, optional

2 tsp. cinnamon

2 c. oatmeal

Cream margarine, shortening & sugar. Add eggs, molasses & vanilla. Combine flour, cinnamon & soda. Gradually add dry mixture to creamed mixture. Stir in chocolate chips, oatmeal and nuts. Drop by teaspoonful onto cookie sheet. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 6 dozen.