Prep Time:20 min. - Cook Time:10 min. - Ready In: 30min.
1) 1 cup all-purpose flour
2) 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3) 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
4) 1/4 teaspoon salt
5) 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
6) 1/2 cup shortening
7) 1 egg
8) 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
9) 1 cup quick-cooking oats, uncooked
10) 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate morsels
11) 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
Combine flour, soda, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
Combine sugar and shortening, creaming well; beat in egg and vanilla. Add flour mixture, and mix well. Stir in oats, chocolate morsels, and pecans.
Microwave Option: Microwave sixcookies at a time, dropping heaping teaspoon fulls of dough in a ring onto a waxed paper-lined glass pizza plate. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%power) for 2 to 3 minutes or until cookies are dry on the surface, rotating dish one half-turn at 1 minute intervals. Slide waxed paper with cookies onto counter, and let cool 2 minutes. Remove cookies to wire racks to complete cooling. Repeat procedure with remaining dough. Yield: about 3 dozen
Oven Option: Heat for 350 in until brown. (Note: cookies will remain soft in the middle) let sit until cooled