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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies #6


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Ingredients:

  • 1 c Raisins
  • 1 c Water
  • 3/4 c Shortening
  • 1 1/2 c Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 ts Vanilla
  • 2 1/2 c Flour**
  • 1 ts Baking soda
  • 1 ts Cinnamon
  • 1/2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/2 ts Cloves
  • 2 c Oats
  • 1/2 c Chopped nuts

Directions:

Simmer raisins in the water over medium heat until raisins are plump, aout 15 minutes. Drain raisins, reserving liquid. Add enough water to reserved liquid to measure 1/2 cup.
 
Heat oven to 400. Mix thoroughly shortening, sugar, eggs & vanilla. Stir in reserved liquid. Blend in remaining ingredients. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly brown.
 
** If using self-rising flour, omit soda, salt & baking powder.
 
Recipe by: Betty Crocker Recipe Card Library
 
Posted to TNT - Prodigy's Recipe Exchange Newsletter by NAFY67C@prodigy.com (DEBORAH EPSTEIN) on Nov 17, 1997