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Gogo's Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Gogo's Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, by , is from Family Affair Too! , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Myrtie Stauty Mattson (1894-1971)
Added: Tuesday, August 21, 2007


3/4 c Shortening, Creamed
1 1/2 c Sugar
1 t Salt
1 t Cinnamon
2 Eggs
1 t Vanilla
1 t Baking Soda
1/2 t Baking Powder
2 1/2 c Flour
2 c Oatmeal
1 c Raisins
1/2 c Nuts, Optional

Mix together all except the raisins and nuts. Simmer raisins in 1 cup boiling water for 15 minutes, drain and add to above ingredients. Add
nuts if desired. Drop by teaspoons and bake at 375 for about 10 minutes.




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