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Oatmeal Drop Cookies

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Quick-cooking rolled oats 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Milk 3 Tablespoon
  Nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Seedless raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked

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