Granny's Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies

Granny's Oatmeal-raisin Cookies Recipe

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Irana Brookshire


I remember going to Granny and Grandpa's house as a little girl. Granny would always have something sweet to eat.

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25 Min
10 Min


1 c
butter-flavored crisco
1 c
white sugar
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2 large
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 c
unbleached white flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
3/4 tsp
cinnamon, ground
1/4 tsp
nutmeg, ground
3 c
oats, quick cooking
2/3 c

How to Make Granny's Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2Combine eggs, crisco, white and brown sugars and vanilla with an electric micer at medium speed until well blended and smooth.
  • 3In a seperate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and spices. Slowly add to creamed mixture and stir with a wooden spoon until mixed. Add oats;stir. Add the raisins and stir again.
  • 4Roll into walnut-sized balls, coat with white sugar and flatten slightly with a fork.
  • 5Bake cookies for 10-12 minutes, or until slightly brown around the edges. Cool on cookie sheet for 1/2 minute. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.
  • 6Makes about 4 dozen cookies.

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About Granny's Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American