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granny's oatmeal-raisin cookies

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Irana Grenier
Garden Valley, CA

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

(1 rating)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For granny's oatmeal-raisin cookies

  • 1 c
    butter-flavored crisco
  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 lg
  • 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

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Combine eggs, crisco, white and brown sugars and vanilla with an electric micer at medium speed until well blended and smooth.
  • 3
    In 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.
  • 4
    Roll into walnut-sized balls, coat with white sugar and flatten slightly with a fork.
  • 5
    Bake 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.
  • 6
    Makes about 4 dozen cookies.

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