Jack and Jill Cookies Recipe

1/2 c Shortening
1 c Packed brown sugar
3/4 ts Salt
1 ts Vanilla
1 Egg
3/4 c Sifted flour (sift before measuring)
1/2 ts Baking powder
1/4 ts Salt
1 c Rolled oats
1/2 c Finely chopped uncooked prunes
1/2 c Finely chopped dried apricots, dates or raisins

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine shortening, brown sugar, salt, vanilla and egg; beat until well mixed. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt; stir into shortening mixture. Stir in oats, prunes and apricots. Put tablespoons of dough on greased cookie sheets and flatten with a flat-bottomed glass covered with a damp cloth. Bake 10 to 12 minutes.

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