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Amish Oatmeal Cookies

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars
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"Peanut raisin cookies."
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Ingredients

servings 225
Original recipe yields 48 servings (8 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Grind raisins and peanuts through food grinder, set aside.
  2. Sift flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon into a very large bowl. Cut in shortening using a pastry blender until mixture forms fine crumbs.
  3. Add ground raisin mixture, sugar and oats, mix well. Dissolve baking soda in buttermilk in small bowl. Add molasses and 3 of the eggs, beat with rotary beater until blended. Add to flour mixture, mix well with spoon.
  4. Drop by heaping tablespoons about 3 inches apart on greased baking sheets. Flatten each with floured bottom of a drinking glass. Beat 1 egg in a bowl until blended. Brush tops of cookies with egg. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 225 calories; 8.8 33.9 3.6 16 196 Full nutrition

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These are very good cookies. I used cranraisins instead of raisins and did not grind them. To make life easier instead of using a pastry blender to cut in the shortening I put 4 cups of the fl...

Most helpful critical review

I like to add more of the fruit and nuts as well as extra oats for a slightly chewier cookie. But thanks Mary, I liked them.

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I like to add more of the fruit and nuts as well as extra oats for a slightly chewier cookie. But thanks Mary, I liked them.

These are very good cookies. I used cranraisins instead of raisins and did not grind them. To make life easier instead of using a pastry blender to cut in the shortening I put 4 cups of the fl...

Kids LOVED these! I made almost exactly (I didn't have peanuts so substitued almonds instead). The only problem I encountered was that it took 12 minutes to bake as opposed to 8-10 as indicated....

This is a tasty and "substantial" cookie. Since the raisins and peanuts are ground, they are beautifully disguised in this treat. Makes quite a big batch.

these are great to

I made a half recipe to try them out. Used 1 whole egg and one egg yolk in the half recipe of cookie tough and then brushed them with just the egg white. They came out nice and chewy with a so...

they tasted awful nowhere in driections does it say add sugar so BEWARE

I know I shouldn't rate this because I did a lot of changing. I didn't grind the peanuts and raisins. I put the peanuts on top because I wanted my 1 year old grandson to enjoy them. (Mom could j...