A childhood favorite. You can't taste the marmalade but it makes the cookies moist and chewy.

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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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

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  • In a large bowl, cream the shortening with the brown sugar and white sugar. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg; stir into the creamed mixture. Then stir in the rolled oats, marmalade and raisins.

  • Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove from baking sheets to cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

224 calories; 6.7 g total fat; 16 mg cholesterol; 183 mg sodium. 39.4 g carbohydrates; 2.7 g protein; Full Nutrition

Reviews (4)

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Rating: 5 stars
10/02/2012
WONDERFUL cookies! A must try! Everyone loved them! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
06/10/2006
VERY disappointing. The cookies baked up paper thin. The second tray I chilled the batter the third tray I added more flour. It didn't help. Will never make these again! waste of time and ingredients. Read More
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4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 1
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  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
10/02/2012
WONDERFUL cookies! A must try! Everyone loved them! Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
06/10/2006
VERY disappointing. The cookies baked up paper thin. The second tray I chilled the batter the third tray I added more flour. It didn't help. Will never make these again! waste of time and ingredients. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
07/09/2011
Was surprised these came out so good... Moist and chewy. I used 3/4 c brown sugar half white and half whole wheat flour no nutmeg 1/4 tsp orange zest. My kids love them. Rated 4 stars cuz a changed it a bit. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/02/2012
WONDERFUL cookies! A must try! Everyone loved them! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/29/2002
Lovely lovely recipe. It brought back childhood memories for me. Why I remember........wait a minute Carol - is that you? Hey!!!! Neat - give Mum a call she's looking for you. See ya Stu Read More