"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Oatmeal Cookies, by , is from The Hart Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Emily Hart
Added: Sunday, September 17, 2006


1 c shortening
2 c sugar
2 eggs
2 c applesauce
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp salt
3¼ c flour
2 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp nutmeg
2½ c rolled oats
2 c raisins
2 c chopped nuts

Combine sugar, shortening and eggs and blend. Add applesauce. Measure dry ingredients together. Mix together and add remaining ingredients. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes or until brown.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mom notes the “kids love and this makes loads”.
I would argue the accuracy of that statement, being one of the "kids". They were good, but at that point in my life, nothing touched chocolate chip cookies.....




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