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Big Softies Recipe

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Added: Wednesday, April 9, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup boiling water
1 cup raisins
1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
3/4 tsp soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
3/4 cup shortening, soft
3/4 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups quick or old-fashioned oats, uncooked

Directions:
Directions:
Pour boiling water over raisins and let stand 10 minutes. Drain raisins, reserving 1/4 cup liquid. Sift together flour, soda, salt and spices into a bowl. Add shortening, sugar, eggs and reserved liquid. Beat until smooth, about 2 minutes. Stir in raisins and oats. Chill dough. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake in preheated moderate oven (350) about 15 minutes. Makes 3 dozen large cookies.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 dozen large cookies
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mom clipped this recipe from the Gazette.

 

 

 

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