Old Fashioned Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Recipe by Marie
READY IN: 30mins
YIELD: 6 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Simmer raisins and water in saucepan over low heat until plump for 20 minutes.
  • Drain raisin liquid into measuring cup.
  • Add water to make 1/2 cup.
  • Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Cream shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla.
  • Stir in raisin liquid.
  • Measure flour and combine with, baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices.
  • Stir into creamed mixture.
  • Add oats, nuts and raisins.
  • Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2" apart onto ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10 minutes.
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