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Old -Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Old -Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies, by , is from The Rogers' Girls Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Deloris Mau
Added: Saturday, October 20, 2007


1C. raisins
1C. water
3/4 C. shortening
1 1/2 C. sugar
2 eggs
1tsp vanilla
2 1/2 C. flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp cloves
2 c. oatmeal (oats)
1/2 c chopped nuts

Simmer raisins & Water in saucepan over low heat until raisins are plump, 20-30 min. Drain Raisin liquid into measuring cup; add enough water (if needed) to make 1/2 cup.
Mix shortening, sugar eggs, & vanilla. Stir in raisin liquid.
Stir together flour, baking powder, soda, salt and spices; blend in. Add rolled oats, nuts and raisins. Drop rounded teaspoons full of dough about 2" apart on ungreased baking sheet.
bake 8 to 10 min or until lightly browned
I use 375 on the upper rack of the oven.

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Number Of Servings:
6 to 7 dozen




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