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GRANDMA'S OATMEAL RAISIN BIG COOKIES Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Leonard Suess

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup raisins
1/3 cup water
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
1 egg
1 1/2 cups dark brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/4 cups oats (not instant)
2 teaspoons baking soda
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup raisins

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 275 degrees F.

2. Combine 1/2 cup raisins with water in a food processor and blend on high speed for about 1 minute or until very smooth.

3. Combine this raisin puree with the vegetable shortening, egg, brown sugar, and vanilla in a large bowl. Mix well with electric mixer until smooth.

4. In a separate bowl, combine the flour with the oats, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Pour this dry mixture into the wet mixture and mix well until ingredients are incorporated. Mix in 1/2 cup raisins.

5. Roll 3 tablespoon-size portions of the dough into a ball in your hands and press to 1/2-inch flat on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes. Be careful not to overcook, or the cookies will not be chewy. Store in a sealed container.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16 to 18 cookies

 

 

 

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