Walnut and Raisin Oatmeal Cookies

READY IN: 27mins
Recipe by Darlene Summers

The mother who really cares makes sure the cookie jar is always full--even if the cookies are boughten, but homemade is Wonderful!

Top Review by ManchesterTeri

I left out the walnuts and used whole raisins. They turned out great! They had a little bit of sugar cookie flavor to them. I converted the recipe to make 96 cookies and ended up with 13 dozen. Yeah! Small scoops bake into large beautiful cookies.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream sugar and shortening thoroughly. Add eggs and mix well. Add ground raisins and nuts; mix well.
  2. Sift together dry ingredients and add to shortening mixture.
  3. Add vanilla and mix all together.
  4. Roll in 1-inch balls; place on greased cookie sheet 2 inches apart and flatten with a fork.
  5. Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes.

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