Oatmeal Drop Cookies
|All purpose flour||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Shortening||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Quick-cooking rolled oats||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Nuts||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped|
|Seedless raisins||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Sift flour, measure, and resift 3 times with salt, baking powder and spices.
Cream shortening, blend in sugar, and add slightly beaten egg; beat until smooth and light.
Stir in rolled oats.
Add half the flour and stir in; then add milk, rest of flour, nuts and raisins, stirring until well mixed.
Drop from a teaspoon onto a greased baking sheet, and bake in a moderately hot oven (400° F.) for 10 to 15 minutes, or until nicely browned.
Makes about 1 1/2 dozen cookies.