old fashioned oatmeal
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Lightly grease cookie sheet, or line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
Beat sugars, shortening, water, egg and vanilla until creamy.
Combine oats, flour, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Add 1 teaspoon of salt, if desired.
Add to shortening mixture; mix well. Stir in raisins.
Drop by rounded teaspoons onto prepared cookie sheet.
Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until light golden brown.
Let stand 1 minute before removing to racks to cool. Makes 6 dozen.