---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
  
       Title: Soft Oatmeal Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 40 servings
  
     1/2 c  Margarine
       1 c  Sugar
       2 lg Eggs
       1 ts Vanilla
   1 1/2 c  Oatmeal (not inst)
   1 1/2 c  Flour
     1/2 ts Baking soda
     1/2 ts Baking powder
     1/2 ts Salt
       1 ts Cinnamon
     1/2 ts Ground allspice
     1/4 c  Milk
       1 c  Raisins
       1 c  Nuts; chopped
  
       Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease some cookie sheets. Combine the
   butter and sugar in a mixing bowl, and beat until thoroughly blended. Add
   the eggs and vanilla, and beat until light and fluffy, then stir in the
   oatmeal. Stir and toss together the flour, baking soda, baking powder,
   salt, cinnamon and allspice, and add them to the first mixture along with
   the milk.  Beat until completely mixed. Stir in the raisins and nuts. Drop
   the dough by heaping teaspoonsful onto the prepared cookie sheets, placing
   them about 2 " apart, and bake for about 12 minutes, or until the edges are
   brown.
  
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