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Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Oatmeal Cookies, by , is from Feeding Cox's Army, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Added: Thursday, January 1, 2009


2 c. sifted flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. baking powder
1 1/2 c. brown sugar
1 c. shortening
2 eggs, beaten
2/3 c. sour milk
1 1/2 c. oats
1 c. raisins or dates, chopped
1 c. nuts, chopped

Mix all dry ingredients together. Cream sugar and shortening together. Add beaten eggs. Add milk gradually. Slowly add dry ingredients, mixing until smooth. Stir in oats, raisins and nuts.

Drop by teaspoonful onto cookie sheet. Bake at 350 until brown, approximately 12 minutes.




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