Grandma's Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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Very moist (don't cook them too long), very rich in flavor, yet somehow not too heavy. Grandma's recipe! Even people who don't like oatmeal raisin cookies do like these.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
96
Yield:
8 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 cups shortening

  • 2 cups brown sugar

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 4 eggs

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice

  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves

  • 6 cups rolled oats

  • 1 cup milk

  • 2 cups raisins

Directions

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

  2. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening, brown sugar and white sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, allspice and cloves; stir into the sugar mixture until well blended. Mix in the rolled oats alternately with the milk. Finally, stir in the raisins. Drop by heaping spoonfuls 3 inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheets.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 11 minutes, or until edges are golden and tops are dry. Cool on cookie sheets for 1 minute before removing to cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

105 Calories
5g Fat
14g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 96
Calories 105
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 50mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 12mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 58mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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