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Oatmeal Gems Recipe

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Mickey Stevens


1 c. raisins
1 c, water
c. solid veg. shortening
1 c. sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
2 c. sifted flour
tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon, 1 tsp. cloves
2 c. old fashioned oatmeal
c. chopped nuts

Combine raisins & water, simmer on low 20-30 min. Drain into measuring cup, if needed add water to make cup.
Set aside.
Using electric mixer, beat short., sugar, eggs, & vanilla til smooth and creamy
Stir in reserved c. water.
Stir together flour mix, except nuts and add to shortening mix with a spoon
Add oatmeal, nuts and raisins. Mix well. may need more water if too stiff.

Drop tsp. 2 " apart on ungreased sheet for 8-10 min.til lightly brown

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Number Of Servings:
6-7 dozen




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