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                          Oat Bran Raisin Cookies
 
 Recipe By     : The Best of Pantry (Harrowsmith), p. 189
 Serving Size  : 48   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      3/4  cup           vegetable oil
    1      cup           brown sugar -- firmly packed
      1/2  cup           sugar
    2                    eggs
    2      teaspoons     vanilla extract
    1 1/2  cups          rolled oats
    1 1/2  cups          oat bran
    1      cup           flour
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
      1/2  teaspoon      baking soda
    1      cup           raisins
                         OR semisweet chocolate chips
      1/2  cup           chopped walnuts
                         OR chopped pecans
 
 1. Beat together oil, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Add oats, oat bran, flour,
 salt and baking soda. Stir to mix well.
 2. Add raisins [or chocolate chips] and nuts, and blend evenly.
 3. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
 4. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes at 350 F (180 C); the cookies should not brown
 very much. Remove to a wire rack to cool.
 Makes 4 dozen cookies.
 
 
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 NOTES : If spicy cookies are desired, add 1 teaspoon (5 mL) cinnamon, 1/2
 teaspoon cloves, and 1/2 teaspoon allspice to dry ingredients.
 Make sure the vegetable oil is fresh and mild. [I would use a newly opened
 bottle of canola oil.]
 Formatted in MasterCook 4 by Ellen Pickett <ellen@qnetix.ca> January 1999.