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.