Blue Ribbon Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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Stacy Nelson

By
@homemakingdiva

This award winning Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Recipe is made from ingredients stored in a mason jar in food storage and has a 3 year shelf life. The recipe not only won the blue ribbon at the state fair but also won the C & H Sugar award.

Rating:

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Serves:
18 cookies
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 c
    regular rolled oatmeal
  • 1 c
    flour
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    dry powdered whole egg
  • 1 tsp
    powdered vanillla flavoring
  • 1/2 c
    raisins
  • 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 1/4 c
    water

How to Make Blue Ribbon Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Prepare the Recipe in a Jar:
    In the bottom of a wide mouth quart canning jar place oatmeal and flour
  2. In a bowl mix sugars, powdered egg, baking soda, baking powder, salt and powdered vanilla. Stir ingredients and place in a small sandwich baggie (use a baggie without a ziplock closure). Twist the baggie tight and place baggie of ingredients into the jar.
  3. Place raisins in a small sandwich baggie. Twist the baggie tight and place baggie of ingredients into the jar.
  4. Clean the glass rim of the jar. Seal the jar with a FoodSaver or use an Oxygen Absorber to remove the oxygen from the jar. Place the metal lid on the jar and the metal band. For detailed instructions visit this webpage: homemakingdivas.com/mealinjar_intro. Printable tags for the jars are available. homemakingdivas.com/oatmeal_in_jar
  5. To make the cookies:
    Open the jar and remove baggies. Discard the oxygen absorber. Place the baggie of the sugar mixture in a mixing bowl and add 1/2 cup shortening and 1/4 cup water. Mix until creamy. Add the flour/oatmeal ingredients and the baggie of raisins and mix. Note: If the raisins start to get a little bit hard soak them in 1/2 cup of hot water for 5-10 minutes. Drain the water off the raisins before adding them to the cookie
  6. Preheat oven 350 Degrees. Drop cookie dough from spoon on cookie sheet. Bake 11-13 minutes until lightly brown on the bottom of the cookie.

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About Blue Ribbon Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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