Molasses Oat Cookies
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 8 to 10 minutes
  • Servings: 3 to 4 dozen
  • Preparation Time: 15
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats, uncooked
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • Optional: 1/2 cup chopped nuts
DIRECTIONS
  1. Combine the shortening, eggs, sugar, and molasses in a medium bowl.
  2. Mix thoroughly
  3. Stir in the flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
  4. Add the oats, raisins. and the nuts, if you are using them.
  5. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased baking sheets
  6. Bake at 400 F for 8 to 10
RECIPE BACKSTORY
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