Saturday, November 06, 2010

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

1 C. Shortening
1 ½ C. Brown Sugar, packed
1 Egg, beaten
1 tsp. Baking Soda
½ C. Boiling Water
1 tsp. Salt
1 tsp. Cinnamon
1 tsp. Vanilla
2 C. Four
1 ½ C. Raisins
3 C. Oatmeal

Preheat oven to 360°.  Cream together the shortening and brown sugar.  Add egg.  Add ½ C. of the flour.  Dissolve the baking soda in the boiling water; gradually pour into the sugar & shortening mixture.  Add salt, cinnamon, and the remaining four. Mix until combined, and then add the raisins and lastly the oatmeal.  Drop on cookie sheets by teaspoons and bake for about 8 to 10 minutes.  Yields approximately 24 cookies.

1 comment:

troutbirder said...

When I was a little boy my Aunt Pearl made these oatmeal raisin cookies. I still think they were the best ever! :)