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Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Blinda Selim
Added: Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 Cup raisins
1 Cup water simmer these until raisin plumps up and set aside and save liquid.
Cream 3/4 cup crisco
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp cloves
Then add raisins & liquid into the mixture and add
2 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup nuts (optional) Mom and I always used 1 cup nuts & we preferred pecans. Oh don't forget th chop up the nuts.

Directions:
Directions:
Drop by teaspoons full on ungreased cookie sheet.

400 degrees for approximately 7 to 12 minutes, depends on how dark you want your cookies.

Then when all is done and cooled, get a glass of milk and enjoy.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Depends on size of cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 to 40 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If you love raisins in your cookies you will love these, because the raisins come out soft and chewy.

 

 

 

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