Grandma's Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Recipe

Photo by Debbie G.

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 2

    cups raisins, chopped

  • 2

    cups boiling water

  • 3/4

    cup butter-flavored shortening

  • 1

    cup sugar

  • 3

    eggs

  • 2-1/2

    cups all-purpose flour

  • 2

    cups old-fashioned oats

  • 1-1/4

    teaspoons baking soda

  • 1/2

    teaspoon salt

  • 2

    cups chopped walnuts

Directions

Place raisins in a small bowl. Cover with boiling water; let stand for 5 minutes. Drain and set aside. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs. Combine the flour, oats, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in walnuts and raisins. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Flatten with a glass. Bake at 325° for 8-10 minutes or until bottoms are browned. Remove to wire racks. Yield: 4 dozen. Nutritional Facts 1 cookie equals 134 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 63 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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