Chewy Oatmeal Cookies
- 3/4 cup butter flavor Crisco (or regular Crisco) all vegetable shortening (3/4 stick)
- 1 1/4 cup light brown sugar firmly packed
- 1 egg
- 1/3 cup milk
- 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 3 cup quick oats uncooked
- 1 cup all purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 cup raisins
- 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
Heat oven to 375 F. Grease baking sheets with Crisco.
Combine Crisco, light brown sugar, egg,milk, and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed of elctric mixer until well blended.
Combine oats , flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Mix into creamed mixture at low speed just untill blended. Stir in raisins and nuts.
Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto baking sheet.
Bake one baking sheet at a time at 375 F for 10 to 12 minutes, or until lightly brown. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Place sheets of foil on counter top. Remove cookies to foil to cool completely.