Rating: 4.5 stars 4.7
390 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 316
  • 4 star values: 51
  • 3 star values: 14
  • 2 star values: 5
  • 1 star values: 4

This is the best Oatmeal Cookie I have ever tasted and is my family's favorite. This is a recipe that I have had for years that a friend of mine gave me.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
12 mins
additional:
1 hr 28 mins
total:
2 hrs
Servings:
48
Yield:
4 dozen
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Ingredients

48
Original recipe yields 48 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Beat eggs, and stir in raisins and vanilla. Refrigerate for at least an hour.

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • Cream together shortening, brown sugar, and white sugar until light and fluffy. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon; stir into the sugar mixture. Mix in raisins and eggs, then stir in oats and walnuts. Roll dough into walnut sized balls, and place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.

  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in preheated oven, or until edges are golden. Cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

131 calories; protein 1.8g; carbohydrates 18.5g; fat 5.9g; cholesterol 11.6mg; sodium 107.2mg. Full Nutrition
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