Grandma Nellies Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Lynda England

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@lucylynn47

This is a 100 year old recipe given to me by a dear friend. I make it every year and it is loved by all.


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Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1 c
shortening
1 1/2 c
sugar ( dark brown or white sugar)
2
eggs
1/4 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
cloves
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1 c
raisins
1 tsp
baking soda
1 c
walnut pieces
2 c
oatmeal
2 c
white or whole wheat flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream first 8 items
Optional
One cup raisins ( bring these to a boil in just enough water to cover them.
Drain raisins and save 1/2 cup water
to the raisin water add 1 teaspoon baking soda and stir until disolved.
add this to the above creamed items
also add 2 cups oatmeal and 2 cups flour a little at a time until disolved..
Nuts are optional about 1 cup works well

these don't spread much so scoop about an ice cream scoop is a good amount per cookie. Bake at 350 for 10 to 15 minutes until slightly brown on edges. I sprinkle with colored sugar for the holidays.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy