Old-fashioned oatmeal cookies

Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies
2 cups raisins
1 cup sugar
1 cup shortening
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon cloves
2 cups quick-cooking oats
Cover raisins with water, barely covering. Simmer for 10 minutes. Save 1/3 cup of raisin water, drain off the rest. Cream together sugar and shortening. Blend in eggs and vanilla; beat well. Stir in raisins and the 1/3 cup reserved raisin water. In another bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and oats. Stir into creamed mixture. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes.

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I am a woman in my mid 30's. I'm blind and I have dissociative identity disorder, I also have complex PTSD. I blog about my life with these disorders. I live in Ireland.

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