Spread the oatmeal on a cookie sheet and brown in moderate oven on 350 degrees F. Cream the shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Stir together the flour, baking soda, salt, and spices. Add dry mixture to creamed mixture stirring until completely mixed. Add nuts and cooled oatmeal. Blend thoroughly. Drop by tsp. on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes. Will make 4 dozen.
By Sandy from Graettinger, IA
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