Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Victoria Fincher


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

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4 dozen
25 Min
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2 c
raisins, chopped
2 c
boiling water
3/4 c
butter flavored shortening
1 c
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


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

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Course/Dish: Cookies, Fruit Desserts

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