Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
The recipe box from Ohio dates from the early 1900s and who knows how old the recipe is!
I modified it a bit from the original as I felt the first batch was a bit flat and added salt.
This recipe calls for either raisins or nut meats and maybe one day I will make it with pecans or walnuts.
Would you use raisins AND walnuts?
I renamed the recipe from Oatmeal Cookies to Oatmeal Raisin Cookies since I added the raisins and not “nut meats.”
I love pecans so my next batch may be Oatmeal Pecan Cookies.
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Recipe Card Front
Front of the recipe card for Oatmeal Raisin Cookies.
There is a notation in the upper right-hand corner that the card is from Minnie Snyder.
It looks like this recipe was used in the kitchen a bit due to the aging and the splatter marks.
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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
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- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/4 cup shortening
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/2 cup milk
- 2 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda, scalded
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 1/2 cup dry oatmeal
- 1 cup raisins or nuts
- Cream sugar and shortening
- Add eggs, milk, and vanilla
- Sift dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture
- Fold in oatmeal and raisins
- Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes
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