Oatmeal Raisin Nut Cookies


1 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup granulated sugar
2 1/4 cups flour, sifted
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 cup warm water
2 cups oatmeal (not instant)
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1 1/2 cups raisins

General Info:
Preheat oven to 350
Yield: 30 cookies approx.


  1. Cream together margarine, brown sugar & white sugar.
  2. Add vanilla, flour and salt & mix well.
  3. Dissolve baking soda in warm water and add to butter mixture.
  4. Stir in oatmeal,nuts and raisins; mix well.
  5. Drop heaping Tablespoons of dough onto a greased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake for 9-11 minutes until just browned.

Serving suggestions & Notes:
Make sure to completely cool the cookie sheet before starting each batch or the cookies will spread.