I've had this recipe since I was a little girl and have adjusted it to fit me. I've never come across a recipe like it.
- Mix shortening and sugar.
- Mix eggs, salt, vanilla, and beat until fluffy.
- Dissolve soda in boiling water, then mix into egg mixture (this might have a curdled look and thats normal).
- Add flour and oats.
- Mix in raisins.
- Drop onto greased cookie sheet.
- Bake at 350° 10 minutes, do not over bake.