*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                           OATMEAL RAISIN COOKIES
 
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 Serving Size  : 48   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies & Bars
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/2  cup           margarine
      1/2  cup           shortening
    1      cup           firmly packed light brown sugar
      1/2  cup           sugar
    2                    egg
    2      tablespoons   water
    2      tablespoons   light corn syrup
    2      teaspoons     vanilla
    2      teaspoons     cinnamon
      1/4  teaspoon      nutmeg
      1/8  teaspoon      ginger
    1 1/2  cups          flour
    1      teaspoon      baking soda
    1      teaspoon      salt
    3      cups          oats
    1      cup           raisins
 
 Cream margarine, shortening, sugars, eggs, corn syrup, water, and vanilla;
 beat well.  Combine flour baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture.  Beat
 well; stir in oats and raisins.  Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased
 baking sheet.  Bake at 350F degrees for 15 minutes.  Cool slightly before
 removing to cooling racks.
 
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 NOTES : I have these cookies baking in the oven right now--my house smells
 wonderful!  My husband gave them a definite Thumb’s Up!