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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, by , is from The 2009 Zens Family Favorites, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Tina Rubio
Added: Thursday, September 17, 2009


1 c raisins
1 c water
3/4 c shortening
3/4 c sugar
3/4 c brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 c flour
1 tsp soda
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp cloves
2 c oatmeal
1/2 c chopped nuts

Place raisins, and water in sauce pan. Simmer 30 min. Drain and save 1/2 cup raisin water.
Cream together shortening, sugar, brown sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Stir in raisin liquid. Blend flour, soda, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, and cloves, and add shortening mixture. Add oatmeal, cooked raisins, and nuts. Drop on greased cookie sheet. Bake on 350 for 15 min.




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