Aunt Dimity's Oatmeal Cookies
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:05:23 AM. Recipe ID 30336. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Aunt dimity's oatmeal cookies
Categories: New, Text, Import
Yield: 1 Servings
1 c Butter
1 c Sugar
2 Jumbo eggs
5 tb Raisin water; (see below)
2 c All-purpose flour
1 ts Baking soda
1 ts Salt
1 ts Cinnamon
1/2 ts Nutmeg
2 c Old-fashioned rolled oats
1 c Raisins
2 c Water
1/2 c Walnuts; chopped
Preheat oven to 350.
In a small saucepan, combine the raisins with water and bring to a
boil; lower the heat and simmer uncovered for 5 minutes. Set aside to
cool. When cool, reserve 5 T. of the raisin water, then drain raisins
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and raisin water
and mix well. Blend dry ingredients into creamed mixture. Add nuts,
if desired. Add raisins and combine well.
Drop by heaping teaspoonsful, 2 inches apart, onto greased baking
sheets. Bake 10-15 minutes, or until golden brown and firm on top
when touched with your finger. Cool on racks.
Makes approximately 6 dozen cookies.
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