Oatmeal Raisin Maple Cookies


  • 1 3/4 cups ap flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup vegetable shortening
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 2 cups old fashioned uncooked oats
  • 1 1/4 cups maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup dark raisins
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cups chopped nuts

These cookies are super simple to prepare. The flavors of oatmeal, raisins, maple and a touch of cinnamon are indescribably delicious. These cookies are sure to become a family favorite.


  • Mix flour with baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
  • Cream shortening. Add eggs one at a time, mixing thoroughly after each addition.
  • Add the flour mixture and oats alternately with the syrup. Mix well
  • Stir in the raisins and nuts.
  • Drop with teaspoon onto un greased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes, until lightly browned.If you prefer them crispier add several minutes to the cooking time.


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