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Oatmeal Cookies "The Best" Dottie Cross

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  • 1 c RAISINS
  • 1 ts Vanilla extract
  • 1 c Butter
  • 1 c Brown sugar
  • 1 c White sugar
  • 2 1/2 c Flour
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 2 ts Baking soda
  • 2 c Oatmeal (substitute 1/2 c
  • 3/4 c Chopped pecans


Combine eggs, raisins and vanilla and let stand for one hour, covered with plastic wrap. cream together butter and sugars. Add flour, salt, cinnamon and soda to sugar mixture. Mix well. Blend in egg-raisin mixture, oatmeal , wheat germ and chopped nuts. Dough will be stiff. Drop by heaping tea- spoons onto ungreased cookie sheet or roll into small balls and flaten slightly on cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
Note: delicious! Secret is soaking of raisins. Posted to MM-Recipes Digest by Marie Bordewisch <> on Apr 04, 1998