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Chewy Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Chewy Oatmeal Cookies, by , is from To Honor Granny, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Nita Sinor
Added: Friday, January 23, 2009


3/4 c. (3/4 stick) butter flavored shortening (Crisco)
1 1/4 c. firmly packed light brown sugar
1 egg
1/3 c. milk
1 1/2 tsps. vanilla
3 c. quick oats, uncooked
1 c. all purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1 c. raisins
1 c. coarsely chopped walnuts

Heat over to 375F. Grease baking sheets with Butter Flavor Crisco. Place sheets of foil on countertop for cooling cookies.

Combined butter flavored shortening, brown sugar, egg, milk, and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mix until well blended.

Combine oats, flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Mix into creamed mixture at low speed just until blended. Stir in raisins and nuts.

Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto baking sheet.

Bake one baking sheet at a time at 375F for 10-12 minutes, or until lightly browned. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to foil to cool completely.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 1/2 dozen




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