Apple Oatmeal Cookies
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup white sugar
1 cup rolled oats
1 cup diced apple without peel
1 cup chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar. Beat in the eggs until
well blended. Combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt; stir
into the sugar mixture until well blended. Fold in the walnuts, oats and apples.
Drop dough by spoonfuls about 2 inches onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Let cool on wire racks.