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Aunt Edna’s Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Source: Horked from Grandma's recipe box (modified slightly)
Servings: Makes about 3 dozen cookies
Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 30 minutes
For the Cookies
For the Icing
Instructions: For the cookies -
Cook raisins in 1 c water. Reserve 3 tbsp hot raisin water. Drain raisins & reserve liquid.
In a stand mixer, cream shortening and sugar (about 3-5 mins on medium speed). Reduce speed to stir, add eggs and oats. Dissolve baking soda into hot raisin water and add along with cooked raisins to the mix. Add flour, cinnamon and salt; once integrated, add vanilla and/or nuts and wheat germ. Drop by measured tbsp on a Silpat or parchment-lined cookie sheet. Bake at 375 until edges are browned; approximately 10-12 minutes.
For the icing - Whisk in raisin water to the powdered sugar. You may need more or less water depending on how you measured & what the weather's doing. When desired consistency is reached, spread it on a warm cookie.