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Great Great Grandma's Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Great Great Grandma's Cookies, by , is from Aelred and Rita Wagner Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rita Wagner
Added: Thursday, June 29, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sugar
2 cups oatmeal
1 cup shortening
1/2 cup sour milk
1 teaspoon baking soda
2-1/2 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
FILLING
1 cup ground raisins
1 tablespoon flour
1 cup water
1/2 cup sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Measure sugar and oatmeal into large bowl - add shortening and cut like pie crust. Combine soda and sour milk - then add it, flour, salt and vanilla to oatmeal mix. Mix well - chill. Roll thin and cut with cookie cutter. Bake at 375 for 5 to 7 minutes.
SAUCE
Put ingredients into saucepan and bring to boil - simmer until thick. Cool. Put 1 teaspoon filling on half of baked cookies. Cover with other half.

 

 

 

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