The Best Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

The Best Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

The Best Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, a vintage typed recipe card


3 eggs, well beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup raisins
1 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
2 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon gr cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 cups oatmeal
3/4 cup chopped nuts  


Combine eggs, raisins, and vanilla and let stand for one hour - covered with plastic wrap. Cream together butter and sugars. Add flour, salt, cinnamon, and soda to sugar mixture. Mix well. Blend in the egg-raisin mixture, oatmeal, and chopped nuts. The dough will be very stiff. Drop by heaping teaspoons onto an ungreased cookie sheet or roll into small balls and flatten slightly on cookie sheet. 

Bake at 350-degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. 

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Yield: 6 dozen cookies. 

This recipe is from Lorraine Huebner, from "The Colorado Cache Cookbook".

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