Saturday, June 12, 2023

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

If you enjoy oatmeal raisin cookies, you will love these special ones of Marla’s. The strong sweet flavor of the almond extract enhances the spicy Vietnamese cinnamon and makes these cookies scrumptious. Make sure you bake a double batch because they will go fast. Great idea for a summer picnic or reunion. Enjoy! Vicky


1 cup shortening

1 cup packed brown sugar

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon almond extract

3 cups old-fashioned oats

1 ½ cups all purpose flour

1 teaspoon salt

½ cup raisins

1 ½ teaspoon Vietnamese cinnamon


Using a large mixing bowl, cream the shortening and both sugars.

Beat in the vanilla and eggs

Combine the flour, baking soda, salt and oats;  add this to the creamy mixture gradually

Stir in the raisins

Using a tablespoon of cookie dough, drop 2 inches apart onto an ungreased baking sheet

Bake at 375 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown


Try one while still warm!!!

Remove to wire racks to cool


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