Lemon Oatmeal Cookies
Source: Health for Victory Club (WWII vintage)
1 cp shortening
3/4 cp brown sugar
1/2 cp dark corn syrup
2 cps sifted enriched all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 cp milk
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 cps quick-cooking oats
4 1/2 tsp grated lemon rind
1 - Cream shortening and sugar, add eggs and beat well.
2 - Add corn syrup and beat thoroughly.
3 - Sift flour with baking powder and baking soda.
4 - Add alternately to creamed mixture with milk and vanilla.
5 - Add oatmeal and lemon rind, beating well.
6 - Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet.
7 - Bake 12 minutes in a preheated 375 degree oven.