Plain.Recipes

Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=283076

Ingredients

  1. 3/4 c. butter flavor Crisco shortening
  2. 1 1/4 c. firmly packed light brown sugar
  3. 1 egg
  4. 1/3 c. milk
  5. 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla flavor
  6. 1 c. all-purpose flour
  7. 3 c. Quaker oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
  8. 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  9. 1/2 tsp. salt (optional)
  10. 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  11. 1 c. raisins
  12. 1 c. coarsely chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°.
  2. Lightly grease baking sheet with butter flavor Crisco.
  3. Combine Crisco, brown sugar, egg, milk and vanilla in a large bowl.
  4. Beat at medium speed with mixer.
  5. Blend well. Combine oats, flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.
  6. Mix into creamed mixture at low speed until blended.
  7. Stir in raisins and nuts.
  8. Drop rounded tablespoonful of dough 2-inches apart.
  9. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, or until lightly brown.
  10. Cool, then serve.