|Shortening||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Buttermilk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sifted enriched flour||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Quick cooking rolled oats||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Raisins||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped california walnuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Cream together shortening, brown sugar, and eggs till light and fluffy.
Stir in buttermilk.
Sift together flour, soda, baking powder, salt, and spices; stir into creamed mixture.
Stir in rolled oats, raisins, and nuts.
Drop from tablespoon 2 inches apart on greased cooky sheet.
Top each with walnut half, if desired.
Bake in hot oven (400Â°) about 8 minutes or till lightly browned.
Cool slightly and remove from pan.