These are the oatmeal cookies I grew up with. I know there are tons of recipes for oatmeal cookies on here already, but I didn't find any exactly like this one, or even quite close enough to call the same. The yield is an estimate, because I don't remember how many this actually makes. Enjoy!
- Cream shortening, sugar, and eggs til light and fluffy. Stir in buttermilk.
- Stir dry ingredients into creamed mixture. Stir in oats and raisins.
- Drop from tablespoon 2" apart on lightly greased cookie sheet.
- Bake at 400* about 8 minutes. Cool slightly; remove from pan.