Craisin Crunchies

Craisin Crunchies

1 c shortening
1 c sugar
1 c brown sugar
2 eggs
1 T grated orange rind
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 c flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
3 c old fashion oatmeal
1 c chopped nuts
1 c craisins (dried cranberries)

Combine shortening and sugar and beat till fluffy. Beat in eggs, orange rind and vanilla.

Combine flour, salt, soda and cinnamon. Fold into cream mixture. Add oats, nuts, craisins and blend well.

Form into small balls and place on a greased cookie sheet. Flatten with fork. Bake 350° 8-10 minutes till golden

Makes 5 dozen