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Old-fashioned Oatmeal Cookies #2

Author/Submitted by: From: "Taste of Home Magazine" Posted by: Debbie Carlson - Cooking Echo
Servings: 60
Categories: Cookies / Desserts

Ingredients:
1  cup  Raisins
1  cup  Water
3/4  cup  Shortening
1 1/2  cups  Sugar
2    Eggs
1  teaspoon  Vanilla extract
2 1/2  cups  Flour
1  teaspoon  Baking soda
1  teaspoon  Salt
1  teaspoon  Ground cinnamon
1/2  teaspoon  Baking powder
1/4  teaspoon  Ground cloves
2  cups  Quick-cooking oats
1/2  cup  Chopped walnuts, optional

Directions:
In a saucepan, cook raisins in water over medium heat until plump, about 15 minutes. Drain, reserving liquid. Add enough water to measure 1/2 cup. In a mixing bowl, cream shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Stir in raisin liquid. Blend in dry ingredients. Stir in raisins and oats. Add nuts if desired. Drop by teaspoonfuls about 2" apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until light brown.

"They're my favorite cookies to take on a trip because they stay moist and aren't too sweet." - Michelle Wise


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