Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Baking Bunny

A recipe that has been handed down on my husband's side of the family

Top Review by Connie C.

Oh My! These were wonderful. My husband and kids loved them. I rolled them out to ball shape when placing on the baking sheet. They didn't "flatten" out, like most cookies but, were absolutely delicious. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream shortening and sugar. Dissolve baking soda in 1 1/2 tbsp hot water. Mix with shortening, eggs, and milk.
  2. Sift flour and cinnamon together and add to creamed ingredients.
  3. Add oatmeal, vanilla, raisins, and nuts.
  4. Drop on creased cookie sheet and bake for 10 minutes at 400 degrees.24.

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