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Ice Box Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Christine Rinne -- from Grandma (Clara May) Rinne

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. white sugar
1 c. brown sugar
1 c. shortening
2 large eggs
2 1/2 c. oatmeal
2 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1 c. nuts, chopped
1 c. raisins, optional

Directions:
Directions:
Cream sugars and shortening; add eggs; beat well. Add oats and blend well. Add flour that has been sifted with soda and baking powder. Stir in nuts and raisins. Make into rolls and refrigerate overnight. Slice 1/4-inch thick and bake at 375 F until light brown.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This dough can be frozen before slicing. This was Grandma Rinne's standby cookie dough and makes a large batch. Instead of raisins sometimes she would add 2 c. of chocolate chips.
NOTE: If raisins are dry, plump a little in water or orange juice.

 

 

 

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