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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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Ingredients
  Eggs 3 , beaten
  Raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Soda 2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Oatmeal 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
Directions

Combine eggs, raisins and vanilla.
Let mixture stand for 1 hour or more.
Thoroughly cream together shortening, brown and white sugar.
Sift flour, salt, soda, and cinnamon.
Mix well; blend in egg/raisin mixture, oats, and nuts.
Roll the dough into balls, the size of a large walnut; roll the balls in a cinnamon-sugar mixture (1 teaspoon cinnamon mixed with 1 cup sugar).
Place on cookie sheet about 3 inches apart.
Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned.
Remove from oven and let cool a few minutes before removing from cookie sheet.
These will keep several weeks, stored in a tightly covered container.
Put waxed paper between layers of cookies.
Let cool completely before closing container.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Raisin
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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