Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Makes 3 dozen.

Happy birthday to my wonderful husband! These cookies are one of his favorites!
Source: back of the can of The Farmer's Market Raisins

1/2 c. butter or margarine, softened
1/2 c. shortening
3/4 c. sugar
3/4 c. brown sugar, packed
2 eggs
1 t. vanilla extract
1-1/2 c. all-purpose flour
1 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
1/2 t. cinnamon
3 c. oats, uncooked
1 c. raisins

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl, beat the butter, shortening, and sugars until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt; mix well. Add the flour combination to the batter and mix well. Add the oats and raisins; mix well.

Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheets. Bake 10 minutes or until light golden brown in color. Cool one minute on cookie sheets, then place on wire cooling racks. Cool completely. Store tightly covered.

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