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Can you use Crisco in an oatmeal cookie recipe?

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Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening or Crisco Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening may be used in oatmeal cookie recipes. Crisco.com lists several oatmeal cookie recipes that contain Crisco.

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Can you use Crisco in an oatmeal cookie recipe?
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To make chewy oatmeal cookies, beat 3/4 cup Crisco, 1 1/4 cups brown sugar, 1 large egg, 1/3 cup milk and 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract until well blended. Combine 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon in a separate bowl. Beat the flour mixture into the shortening mixture until smooth. Stir in 3 cups of oats. Optional add-ins include 1 cup of raisins, chopped walnuts, chocolate chips or butterscotch chips. Bake the cookies on a greased baking sheet in a 375 degrees F oven for about 10 to 12 minutes.

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