Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Victoria Fincher


This recipe is from Susanne Spickler (North Ogden, Utah) courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.

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★★★★★ 1 vote

4 dozen
25 Min
10 Min


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  • 2 c
    raisins, chopped
  • 2 c
    boiling water
  • 3/4 c
    butter flavored shortening
  • 1 c
  • 3
  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    old fashioned oats
  • 1 1/4 tsp
  • 2 c
    chopped walnuts

How to Make Oatmeal Raisin Cookies


  1. Place raisins in small bowl; cover with boiling water. Let stand 5 minutes; drain. Set aside.
  2. In large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs.
  3. Combine flour, oats, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture, mixing well. Stir in walnuts & raisins.
  4. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto greased baking sheets. Flatten with a glass.
  5. Bake at 325 for 9 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

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About Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Soy Free
Other Tag: For Kids

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