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Dad's Favorite Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Stacy Pennington
Added: Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 pound (2 sticks) margarine or butter, softened
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
3 1/2 cups QuakerŽ Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
1 cup raisins

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350°F.

In large bowl, beat margarine brown sugar and granulated sugar until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Add flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well. Add oats and raisins; mix well.

Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store tightly covered.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
40 cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
40 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
A Stacy Pennington family favorite for all generations. To be somewhat health conscience, I half the butter replacing it with applesauce.

 

 

 

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