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Moms Oatmeal Cookies

Mom's Oatmeal Cookies


3/4 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/3 cup milk

1 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg

3 cups old-fashiond oats (uncooked)
1 cup raisins


    1. Beat shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs; beat until well blended. Add milk and blend well.

    2. Combine flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg . Gradually add to shortening mixture until well blended. Stir in oats and raisins.

    3. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls on greased baking sheet. Bake in preheated 375°F oven for 12 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Let stand 3 minutes before removing.

Moms Oatmeal Cookies
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A tad, a dash, a pinch...
Measuring spoons

When you want to reduce a recipe, a set of these measuring spoons are good to have on hand.
  • Tad = 1/4 teaspoon
  • Dash = 1/8 teaspoon
  • Pinch = 1/16 teaspoon
  • Smidgeon = 1/32 teaspoon
  • Drop = 1/64 teaspoon