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Grandma's Oatmeal Cookies


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Serves 12 Dozen | Prep Time 35 minutes | Cook Time 15 minutes per batch

Why I Love This Recipe

Taste Of Home - Mary Ann Konechne

Match the color of the sugar to the occasion


Ingredients You'll Need

2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups shortening
4 eggs
4 tsp water
4 cups flour
2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
4 cups quick-cooking oats
2 cups chopped raisins
1 cup chopped walnuts
Additional granulated sugar or colored sugar


Directions

In a large mixing bowl, cream the sugar and shortening


until light and fluffy


Add the eggs, one at a time


Beat well after each addition


Beat in the water


Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and the salt


Add to the creamed mixture


Mix well


Stir in the oats, raisins, and walnuts


On a surface sprinkled with additional sugar or colored sugar, roll out the dough to 1/4 inch thickness.


Cut out with desired cookie cutters


Place 2 inches apart onto greased baking sheets


Bake at 350 F for 12-15 minutes or until set


Remove to wire racks to cool.


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