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Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Norma McAleer

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup raisins
1 cup water
cup shortening
1- cups sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
2- cups flour
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
tsp. baking power
tsp. cloves
2 cups oats
cup chopped nutes

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400 F. Simmer raisins and water over medium heat until the raisins are plump. Drain raisins, reserving liquid. Add enough water to liquid to measure 1/2 cup. Mix thoroughly shortening, sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Blend in the raisin liquid. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Drop the dough by rounded teaspoons onto an uncreased cookie sheet. Bake until light brown, about 8-10 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 3 dozen cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes total
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Soft and chewy!

 

 

 

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