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cape cod oatmeal cookies

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Recipe by
Debby Nelson
Newport News, VA

This recipe is from an old Fannie Farmer Cookbook I bought not long after I married. My Dad and my husband loved them so I would make them every year at Christmas and in-between. They are chewy and nourishing. Give them a try!

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 15 Min

Ingredients For cape cod oatmeal cookies

  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1
    egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    melted shortening
  • 1/2 c
    melted butter
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
    whole milk
  • 1 3/4 c
    uncooked oatmeal
  • 1/2 c
    raisins which have been soaked in vanilla to soften
  • 1/2 c
    chopped nuts (i make with pecans - use your favorite)

How To Make cape cod oatmeal cookies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Mix the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt together in a large bowl. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
  • 3
    Arrange by teaspoonfuls on unbuttered cookie sheets and bake until the edges are brown, about 12 minutes.