Great Oatmeal Cookies

Course : Cookies
Serves: 32
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1 1/2 cups raisins
2 large eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cup shortening
3/4 cup sugar -- plus
2 tablespoons sugar
1 1/3 cups brown sugar
2 cups flour
1 1/8 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 1/8 teaspoons baking powder
3 3/4 cups rolled oats
1 Cup chpd walnuts

Preparation / Directions:

Cover raisins with warm water and soak 10 mins. Drain thoroughly and set aside. Combine eggs, 2T water, vanilla, shortening and sugars in mixing bowl. Sift flour with salt, soda and baking powder. Add to egg mixture and beat at low speed 2-3 mins or until smooth. Add oats and raisins and mix until blended. Form into 2" thick logs. Wrap in waxed paper and chill until firm. Slice rolls into 1/2" thick slices and place on baking sheets. Flatten to 1/4" thickness and bake 375 F, 10-12 mins.


Nutritional Information:

191 Calories (kcal); 7g Total Fat; (34% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 29g Carbohydrate; 12mg Cholesterol; 134mg Sodium

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