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Soft Oatmeal Cookies



Rate this recipe 4.1/5 (9 Votes)


  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Shortening
  • 1 Cup Raisins
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1tsp. Baking Soda
  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 2 Cups Oatmeal


Level of difficulty Difficult
Preparation time 120mins
Cooking time 8mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Add 1 Cup Raisins in sauce pan and cover with water(enough for 8 TBSP of water and cook slow until raisins are soft.

Step 2

Beat sugar and shortening together until fluffy. Add 2 eggs (1 at a time and beat well after each)

Step 3

Take 8 TBSP raisin juice out of pan and put in measuring cup and add baking soda to juice.

Step 4

Combine flour and oatmeal to batter alternating with raisin juice (start with flour and end with oatmeal.

Step 5

Add raisins to batter. (if there is just a little bit of raisin juice left add also, then stir together

Step 6

Bake for 8-10 minutes or until lightly golden brown on top. Do not over cook they will be dry and hard when cooled

Step 7

The cookies will seem very soft when you first take them out of the oven


Let cool on cookie sheet for a few minutes before removing them.

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