Oatmeal Sugar Cookies

1 C. sugar

1 C. brown sugar

2 eggs

1 C. shortening

1/2 tsp. salt

1 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. baking powder

1 1/2 C. flour

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

3 C. oatmeal

1 tsp. vanilla

Granulated sugar for coating

Cream sugar and brown sugar with shortening and eggs. Sift baking powder, soda, salt, cinnamon and flour together. Combine sifted dry ingredients with creamed mixture. Stir in oatmeal and add vanilla last. Form into balls the size of walnuts, roll in granulated sugar (if desired) or drop onto cookie sheet plain then sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 350° until cookies are brown, approximately 12 minutes.