Mom's Favorite Oatmeal Cookies

JoSele Swopes


This is a 3 generation recipe...One of the favorite Holiday and fall recipes....When my children were little I would get them into kitchen to help make them...though mostly they wanted to eat the dough...But we got the job done...they had fun...Making and eating them


★★★★★ 1 vote

couple dozen
15 Min
10 Min


  • 1 c
  • 2 c
    oatmeal, uncooked
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 large
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • ·
    nuts and raisins

How to Make Mom's Favorite Oatmeal Cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 350* Put raisins in a bowl with water so they will plump up...
  2. In mixing bowl Cream together Shortening and sugar, add in eggs and cream...
  3. Add in all dry ingredients, except nuts and raisins and mix well...Add milk a little at a time till mixed well.
  4. Drain raisins, stir in raisins and nuts...Place spoon fulls on to cookie sheet..Bake at 350* for 10 to 12 minutes or till golden..
  5. Remove from cookie sheet and cool on rack or foil...Place in air tight container....

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About Mom's Favorite Oatmeal Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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