Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Victoria Fincher

By
@CaptainMommy

This recipe is from Susanne Spickler (North Ogden, Utah) courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.

I'm posting here to make my Christmas gift basket shopping list.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4 dozen
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

2 c
raisins, chopped
2 c
boiling water
3/4 c
butter flavored shortening
1 c
sugar
3
eggs
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 c
old fashioned oats
1 1/4 tsp
salt
2 c
chopped walnuts

Step-By-Step

1Place raisins in small bowl; cover with boiling water. Let stand 5 minutes; drain. Set aside.
2In large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs.
3Combine flour, oats, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture, mixing well. Stir in walnuts & raisins.
4Drop by rounded tablespoon onto greased baking sheets. Flatten with a glass.
5Bake at 325 for 9 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Fruit Desserts