Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup Crisco
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 1/2 cups flour
 1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 cups oats
1 cup Golden raisins

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Using a mixer, beat the butter, shortening & sugar until creamy.  Add eggs one at a time.  Add vanilla.  Combine remaining ingredients and add them to the creamed butter mixture until everything is mixed well.  Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets.   Bake for 10-12 minutes.  Remove from sheets and place on a cooling rack.
Yield:  18 -24 cookies
Robert St. John
Clarion Ledger

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