Old-fashioned Oatmeal Cookies #1
Reprinted with permission from The Quaker Oats Company. Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias
Sifted all-purpose flour
uncooked, Quaker quick or old-fashioned
Sift together flour, soda, salt and spices into bowl. Add shortening, sugars, eggs and milk. Beat until smooth, about 2 minutes. Stir in oats and raisins. Chill dough about 1 hour. Roll out on lightly floured board or canvas to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with floured 3-inch round cutter. Place on greased cooky sheets; sprinkle lightly with sugar. Bake in preheated moderate oven (375 degrees F.) 12 to 15 minutes.