Grandma Nellies Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Grandma Nellies Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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.

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About Grandma Nellies Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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