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Quaker's Original 1955 Oatmeal Cookies

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Servings: 4
Categories: Cookies / Desserts

2  cups  Sifted flour
1/2  teaspoon  Salt
1/2  teaspoon  Baking powder
1  teaspoon  Cinnamon
1/2  teaspoon  Ground cloves
1  cup  Crisco shortening
1 1/2  cups  Brown sugar
2    Eggs, beaten
2/3  cup  Sour milk (Add lemon juice, to regular milk)
1 1/3  cups  Rolled oats
1  cup  Raisins
1  cup  Chopped nuts

Sift first five ingredients. Cream shortening and sugar; add eggs; beat until smooth. Add dry ingredients in small amounts alternatively with milk. (You may do this by hand.) Stir in last three ingredients. Drop by teaspoonful onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 deg. until golden. Appeared in July 27, 1994 edition of The Birmingham News.

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