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The Yummiest Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Laura Gladding
Added: Thursday, December 28, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 eggs, well beaten
1 c raisins
1 teaspoon vanilla

1 c butter
1 c brown sugar

2 c flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking soda

2 c oatmeal
cup chopped walnuts

Directions:
Directions:
Combine eggs, raisins and vanilla and let stand for one hour, covered with plastic wrap. Cream together butter and sugars. Add flour, salt, cinnamon and soda to sugar mixture. Mix well. Blend in egg-raisin mixture oatmeal, and chopped nuts. Dough will be stiff. Drop by heaping teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned at 350 degrees.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the perfect oatmeal cookie. Don't forget to soak the raisins, it is the secret to these awesome treats.

 

 

 

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