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Delicious Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Delicious Oatmeal Cookies, by , is from Family Reunion Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lydia Genovese Rizza
Added: Tuesday, September 20, 2005


1/2 c. shortening
1 c. sugar
2 beaten eggs
1/4 c. milk
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. allspice
1/2 -1 c. nuts
1/2 tsp. salt
2 c. oatmeal
2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 c. raisins
1 c. chocolate chips
2 tsp. baking powder

Cream shortening, add sugar gradually. Add beaten eggs, milk, salt, spices and baking soda and baking powder. Mix well. Then add raisins, nuts, chips, etc. Add flour, and oatmeal and mix well. Drop on buttered pan by teaspoonfuls. Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes.

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This was my mom's recipe and they are truly delicious!
Submitted by Abigail Mossman




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