Chewy oatmeal cookies

Yield: 2 dozen

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Butter flavour shortening
1¼ cup Brown sugar
1 \N Egg
⅓ cup Milk
1½ teaspoon Vanilla
3 cups Quick Oats
1 cup All purpose flour
½ teaspoon Baking soda
½ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Cinnamon
1 cup Raisins
1 cup Coarsely chopped walnuts

Heat oven to 375 degrees. Lightly grease baking sheet with shortening.

Combine shortening, brown sugar, egg, milk and vanilla in large bowl.

Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Combine oats, flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Mix into creamed mixture at low speed just until blended. Stir in raisins and walnuts. Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto baking sheet.

Bake for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 2 minutes on cooling rack. Submitted By JANE KNOX On 09-14-95

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