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Soft Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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1 c. raisins
1 c. water
1 c. shortening
1 1/2 c. sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/2 c. flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. cloves
2 c. oatmeal (minute)
1/2 c. pecans (chopped) - optional

Simmer raisins and water over low eat until plump. Drain raisins liquid into measuring cup. Add enough water to make 1/2 cup. Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla. Add sifted dry ingredients and raisin liquid. All oatmeal, raisins and pecans. Drop by teaspoonful about 2 inches apart onto greased sheet. Bake at 370 for 8-10 minutes.

Yield: 6-7 dozen




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