Oatmeal Drop Cookies
1902 Fannie Farmer opened her cooking school in Boston
1906 Pure Food and Drug Act passed by Congress.
How to Make Oatmeal Drop Cookies
- Heat oven to 400 degrees. Mix shortening, sugar, eggs, and molasses thoroughly. Swift together dry ingredients, add to shortening mixture mix well. Blend in oats, nuts and raisins.
- Drop dough by rounded teaspoons onto lightly greased cookie sheet, about 2 inches apart. Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.