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Chocolate Oatmeal Refrigerator Cookies

1 c. flour
1/2 t. salt
1/2 t. soda
1/2 c. shortening
1 c. brown sugar
1 egg
1 t. vanilla
1/2 t. almond extract
2 1-oz. squares of unsweetened chocolate, melted
1 c. rolled oats
1/2 c. chopped walnuts, small chop

Melt the chocolate and cool it. Sift together the dry ingredients,
then add all but oats and nuts. Beat until smooth, about 2 minutes.
Fold in the oats and the nuts. Take a sheet of waxed paper and make
a log about 1-1/2" round. Roll it up, tuck in ends, and refrigerate
until thoroughly chilled. Slice 1/2" thick and bake on ungreased
cookie sheet for 10-12 minutes at 350 degrees.

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