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       Title: Nutty Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 45 servings
  
       1 c  Margarine; (2 sticks) at
            -room
            Temperature
   1 1/2 c  Packed dark brown sugar
       1 c  Granulated sugar
       1 ts Vanilla; (1 to 2)
       2    Eggs
   1 1/2 c  All-purpose flour
       1 ts Baking soda
       1 ds Salt
       1 ts Ground cinnamon
       1 ds Ground nutmeg
       1    Generous cup raisins
       1    Generous cup chopped walnuts
            Or walnut halves
       3 c  Uncooked rolled oats
  
   Recipe by: St. Louis Post-Dispatch 12/2/96 Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
   
   With electric mixer, beat together margarine and sugars until creamy. Add
   vanilla and eggs; beat until smooth. Stir in flour, baking soda, salt,
   cinnamon and nutmeg; mix until smooth.
   
   By hand, stir in raisins, walnuts and rolled oats.
   
   Drop dough by heaping teaspoons onto parchment-lined cookie sheets. Bake 12
   to 14 minutes or until cookies are lightly and evenly browned. Leave on
   cookie sheets for 1 minute before removing to wire racks to cool
   completely.
   
   Yield: 45 cookies. Helen Hurst, Mehlville.
  
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