Dollar Lake Lodging
Raisin Oatmeal Cookies
cups brown sugar, well packed
simmer raisins in water for 20 minutes (do not boil dry.)
Add shortening and brown sugar to raisins and water.
Let cool to luke warm. Add eggs and vanilla.
a very large bowl sift the following:
1/2 teaspoon salt
teaspoons baking powder
teaspoons instant coffee crystals
the raisin mixture to the flour mixture and mix well.
cups quick oatmeal and 1 cup shredded coconut.
thoroughly. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a foiled and well-greased
cookie sheet. Bake on third rack up from bottom of
oven at 375 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes or until cookies
turn light brown around bottom edges. Immediately
remove cookies from pan and cool on pastry cloth. Makes
about 90 soft cookies.