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Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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2 cups raisins (optional)
2 cups water
1 1/2 cup Crisco
3 cups sugar
2 tsp vanilla
4 eggs
5 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder, cloves
2 tsp soda, salt, cinnamon
4 cups oatmeal
1 cup chopped nuts
1 pkg chocolate chips

Simmer raisins in water 20 minutes, drain liquid into measuring cup. Add water to make 1/2 cup if needed, cool. Cream Crisco and sugar, add eggs and vanilla and raisin liquid. Add dry ingredients; after well blended add nuts and chips. Spoon dough onto a cookie sheet and bake 375 for 9 minutes and rotate cookie sheet for another 2 minutes.




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