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Cherry Oatmeal Cookies

From THE FIRELIGHT INN ON OREGON CREEK BED AND BREAKFAST
1 cup flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/4 cup sugar
1 egg
2 Tbsps milk
3/4 cup dried cherries
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups oatmeal

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, brown sugar and sugar. Mix well. Add shortening, egg, vanilla, and milk; blend well. Add oats; mix well. Add cherries; mix well. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 12-14 minutes. Store cooled cookies in an airtight container. Makes about 2 1/2 dozen cookies.