Formed: Grandmother's Oatmeal Cookies

posted by marlaoh 06-18-103 7:12 AM

Grandmother's Oatmeal Cookies Sheryl Bohn

3 eggs
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

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