*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                       OLD-FASHIONED OATMEAL COOKIES
 
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 Serving Size  : 36   Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1 1/2   c            Sifted all-purpose flour
    1       t            Soda
    1       t            Salt
    1 1/2   ts           Cinnamon
      1/2   ts           Nutmeg
      3/4   c            Shortening -- soft
      1/2   c            Granulated sugar
    1       c            Brown sugar, firmly packed
    2                    Eggs
      1/4   c            Milk
    3       c            Quaker Oats, uncooked
                         -- (quick or old-fashioned)
    1       c            Raisins
 
   Sift together flour, soda, salt and spices into bowl.  Add shortening,
   sugars, eggs and milk.  Beat until smooth, about 2 minutes.  Stir in oats
   and raisins.  Chill dough about 1 hour.
   
   Roll out on lightly floured board or canvas to 1/4-inch thickness.  Cut
   with floured 3-inch round cutter.  Place on greased cooky sheets; sprinkle
   lightly with sugar.  Bake in preheated moderate oven (375 degrees F.) 12 to
   15 minutes.
   
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   Reprinted with permission from The Quaker Oats Company
   Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias
  
 
 
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