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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

User Rating 4 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Total Time: 22 minutes


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 2 cups sifted flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups raisins
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans, optional


Cream sugar and shortening together in a large mixing bowl. Add egg and molasses; beat well. Add sifted dry ingredients and mix well. Add vanilla then stir in oatmeal and raisins. Stir in nuts, if using. Drop from teaspoon onto greased baking sheet. Bake oatmeal raisin cookies at 375° for 10 to 12 minutes, until done.
Makes about 4 dozen oatmeal raisin cookies.

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 4 out of 5
Excellent Recipe, Member signsandseasons

This was a great recipe. I substituted honey for a lighter flavor; molasses is pretty overpowering. I also added dates. The cookies came out great! This one is going into my recipe box.

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