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Chewy Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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



c. (3/4 stick) Butter Flavor Crisco (or Regular Crisco) All Vegetable Shortening
1 c. firmly packed light brown sugar
1 egg
⅓ c. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
3 c. quick oats, uncooked
1 c. all purpose flour
tsp. baking soda
tsp. salt
tsp. cinnamon
1 c. raisins
1 c. coarsely chopped walnuts

1. Heat oven to 375. Grease baking sheets with Crisco.
2. Combine Crisco, light brown sugar, egg, milk, and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended.
3. Combine oats, flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Mix into creamed mixtures at low speed just until blended. Stir in raisins and nuts.
4. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto baking sheet.
5. Bake one baking sheet at a time at 375 for 10-12 minutes, or until lightly browned. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Place sheets of foil on countertop. Remove cookies to foil to cool completely.
Makes 2 dozen cookies.




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