Tuesday, March 19, 2013

#2711 - Buttermilk Oatmeal Cookies

(by Aunt Faye [Herman] Minier)

1 1/4 cups flour
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup softened butter
1 cup Domino's dark brown sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup Quaker quick oats
1/4 cup buttermilk
3/4 cup seedless raisins
1/2 cup chopped pecans or 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

In a saucepan add the raisins--cover them with water, bring to a boil over medium heat. Once the water is boiling, cook for 5 minutes, then drain the raisins and set aside. In a mixer add butter and brown sugar--beat. Add egg and vanilla--beat. Add baking soda, cinnamon and salt--beat. Add buttermilk--beat. Add quick oats--beat. Add raisins--beat. Add chopped nuts--beat. Slowly add flour--beat.  Drop by spoonfuls on to greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375/400 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until edges start to brown.

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