Oatmeal Cookies (Linda Pauls)

Linda Pauls
Buhler, Kansas

Oatmeal Cookies with Coconut, Nuts & Raisins

1 c. brown sugar
1 c. white sugar
1 c. shortening, butter flavored
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. hot water
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 1/2 c. flour
2 c. quick oats
1/2 c. chopped nuts
1 c. coconut
1 c. raisins (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, mix the sugars and shortening and cream well; add eggs and mix well. Add vanilla in hot water; mix in well. Mix all the other ingredients together and slowly add to creamed mixture. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.  Cool on racks.

*NOTE:  Linda is an award winning baker and has collected many Blue Ribbons, Grand Champion Ribbons, and honors at the Kansas State Fair over the years.  We are thrilled that she was willing to share some of her recipes for our “Between Friends” cookbook.  Thanks so much Linda!

We featured our BEATER BLADE Video Demo with this recipe in our Newsletter.  Click here to view a short video showing HOW to make Oatmeal Raisin Cookies with your Kitchen Aid mixer and a BEATER BLADE.  Click Here for Video

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3 responses

1 04 2011
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2 04 2011
Fayetta Moline

Can’t wait to try these cookies. I will put raisins in half recipe and leave them out of the other half, to keep all my family happy.

2 04 2011
Vicki Adrian

I used to put white raisins in and they never knew! 🙂 Hope you enjoy them! ~Vicki

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