Total Time
Prep 12 mins
Cook 10 mins

I don't remember where I got this recipe. I tried it at Christmas & think it is one of the best oatmeal raisin cookies Ever! Crispy yet tender, not too sweet. I also like that you don't have to wait on butter to come to room temperature!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream shortening and sugars, add eggs and vanilla and beat well.
  2. Sift flour, salt, baking soda and cinnamon.
  3. Add to first mixture and mix well.
  4. Add raisins and nuts.
  5. Add oats last.
  6. Spoon out by rounded tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets.
  7. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes.
  8. Remove to wire rack.
  9. Cool completely.