Senator Biden's Favorite Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Ingredients:1 cup shortening or butter
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 cups old fashioned oats
1 cup raisins
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Sift flour, soda, cinnamon and salt together. Beat together the shortenings and sugars until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Add flour mixture, oats and raisins and mix well.
Use portion scoop and drop onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes (should be golden brown in color).