posted by marlaoh 06-18-103 7:12 AM
Grandmother's Oatmeal Cookies
www.iwon.com Sheryl Bohn
1 cup raisins
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup butter flavored shortening
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 cups quick cooking oats
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
Beat eggs, and stir in raisins and vanilla. Refrigerate for at least an hour.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Cream together shortening, brown sugar, and white sugar until light and fluffy. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon; stir into the sugar mixture. Mix in raisins and eggs, then stir in oats and walnuts. Roll dough into walnut sized balls, and place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in preheated oven, or until edges are golden. Cool on wire racks.
Makes 4 dozen
Go to Mimi's Archive Page
Return to Mimi's Recipe Request Line