Monday, March 2, 2009

Oatmeal Cookie

All time favorite cookie, loved by the kids and kids at heart.
• 2/3 cup sugar
• 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
• 1/2 cup butter, softened
• 1/2 cup butter shortening
• 1 teaspoon baking soda
• 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
• 1 teaspoon vanilla
• 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 2 large eggs
• 3 cups quick cooking oats
• 1 cup all purpose flour
• 1 cup raisins


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cream the butter and shortenng with sugar then add the eggs one at a time. In another bowl mix all the dry ingredients, except oats and raisins. Combine the dry ingredients with the butter mixture, stir in oats, raisins. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until light brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to a wire rack for cooling. The cookies will overcook if left on cookie sheet.

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