Oatmeal Cookies

In Desserts, Recipes by Laura

Oatmeal Cookies
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Recipe type: Dessert
 
Ingredients
  • 2 Cups Oatmeal
  • 1½ Cups Sugar
  • ¾ Cup Crisco
  • 2 Cups Flour
  • ¾ tsp. Salt
  • 1 tsp. Cinnamon
  • ¾ tsp. Cloves
  • 1 Cup Raisins
  • 1tsp. Baking Soda
  • 3 Tbsp Boiling Water
  • 2 Eggs, Beaten
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla
  • Chopped Nuts, Optional
Instructions
  1. Mix the oatmeal, sugar, Crisco, flour, salt, cinnamon and cloves like a pie crust.
  2. Grind the raisins and add to the crust mixture.
  3. Dissolve the baking soda in the boiling water and add to the crust mixture.
  4. Add the eggs and vanilla.
  5. Add the nuts if desired.
  6. Drop onto a greased cookie sheet and bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes.