Quaker's original 1955 oatmeal cookies

Yield: 4 Dozen

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Sifted flour
½ teaspoon Salt
½ teaspoon Baking powder
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
½ teaspoon Ground cloves
1 cup Crisco shortening
1½ cup Brown sugar
2 \N Eggs, beaten
⅔ cup Sour milk (Add lemon juice to regular milk)
1⅓ cup Rolled oats
1 cup Raisins
1 cup Chopped nuts

Sift first five ingredients. Cream shortening and sugar; add eggs; beat until smooth. Add dry ingredients in small amounts alternatively with milk. (You may do this by hand.) Stir in last three ingredients.

Drop by teaspoonful onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 deg.

until golden.

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