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Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Oatmeal Cookies, by , is from Harry's Favorite Recipes Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lee Thomas
Added: Thursday, October 9, 2008


1 cup of shortening
1 cup of sugar
2 eggs
1 3/4 cups of flour
1/2 cup of raisins (nuts or chocolate chips may be substituted)
1 cup of oats
1 teaspoon of vanilla
1 teaspoon of baking soda
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg

Cream shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla together. Add and mix in oats. Mix in the other dry ingredients. Refrigerate until chilled (several hours). Create walnut sized balls and place them on an ungreased cookie sheet. Press each ball flat with a sugared glass. Cook 10 to 12 minutes at 375 degrees in the oven.




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