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Cherry Tree Cookies

1/3 c Shortening; soft

3/4 c Brown sugar, firmly packed

1 Egg

1 ts Vanilla

1 1/4 c Sifted all-purpose flour

1/2 ts Soda

1/2 ts Salt

1/4 c Milk

1 1/2 c Quaker Oats, uncooked

-- (quick or old-fashioned) Red cinnamon candies Green colored sugar Chocolate shot Beat shortening and sugar together until creamy. Blend in egg and vanilla. Sift together flour, soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Stir in oats. Chill dough several hours. Roll out on lightly floured board or canvas to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut out "tree-tops" with floured 3-1/2-inch round cutter. Cut out "tree trunks" about 1 inch tall with sharp knife. Place circles on greased cooky sheet; attach "tree trunks". Press cinnamon candies into "tree tops" and sprinkle with green colored sugar. Sprinkle "tree trunks" with chocolate shot. Bake in preheated moderate oven (350 F.) 8 to 10 minutes. NOTE: Cookies can be cut with a tree-shaped cutter, if desired. Decorate as above. Source: Our Favorites for family and friends Reprinted with permission from The Quaker Oats Company Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias


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