Old-Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies

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Old-Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies

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    Ingredients
    Serves 46
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    1 c. raisins
    1 c. water
    1 ½ c. sugar
    ¾ c. shortening
    1 tsp. vanilla
    2 large eggs
    2 ½ c. Gold Medal whole wheat flour
    1 tsp. baking soda
    1 tsp. ground cinnamon
    ½ tsp. baking powder
    ½ tsp. ground cloves
    2 c. uncooked quick oats
    ½ c. chopped nuts
    pecan halves, optional
    ½ c. buttermilk, optional

    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. Bring raisins and water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered until raisins are plump, about 15 minutes. Drain and reserve liquid. If needed, add enough water to raisin water to equal 1/2 cup liquid.
    3. Combine raisins, 1/2 cup raisin water (or 1/2 cup buttermilk), sugar, shortening, vanilla, eggs, flour, baking soda, cinnamon, baking powder, cloves, oatmeal and chopped nuts.
    4. Drop by spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. If desired, place pecan half on top of each cookie.
    5. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.
    6. Remove cookies to cooling rack.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    100 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 4.5g
    • Cholesterol: 10mg
    • Sodium: 35mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 15g
    • Protein: 2g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 0%
    0%
    Vitamin C 0%
    0%
    Iron 4%
    0%
    Calcium 2%