Old-fashion oatmeal and raisins cookies

Karla Everett

By
@Karla59

These are a moist cookie and very delicious !!!

I first got this recipe off of a recipe card club from Betty Crocker over 35 years ago .


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★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
6 -1/2 dozen (less if bigger cookies)
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

1 c
raisins
1 c
water
3/4 c
shortening
1 1/2 c
sugar
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla
2 1/2 c
flour*
1 tsp
soda
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
cloves (i never use it)
2 c
oatmeal, uncooked
1/2 c
chopped walnuts

Step-By-Step

1Simmer raisins and water in a small sauce pan over medium heat until the raisins are plump.

2Drain raisins ; reserving liquid . Add enough water to measure 1/2 cup.

3Pre-heat oven to 400°

4Mix thoroughly shortening , sugar , eggs and vanilla.

5Stir in the reserved liquid.

6Blend in remaining ingredients.

7Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2" apart on a un-greased baking sheet. I like bigger cookies so I use a medium ice cream scooper , it makes perfectly rounded cookies.

8Bake 8 - 10 minutes or until brown.

9* if using self rising flour , omit soda , salt and baking powder.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
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