Amish Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 1 ½ cups raisins
<br>- 1 cup salted peanuts
<br>- 6 cups all-purpose flour
<br>- 3 teaspoons baking powder
<br>- 1 teaspoon salt
<br>- 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
<br>- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
<br>- 1 ½ cups shortening
<br>- 3 cups white sugar
<br>- 2 cups quick cooking oats
<br>- 3 teaspoons baking soda
<br>- 1 cup buttermilk
<br>- ½ cup dark molasses
<br>- 4  eggs
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: Grind raisins and peanuts through food grinder, set aside.
<br>step 2: Sift flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon into a very large bowl.  Cut in shortening using a pastry blender until mixture forms fine crumbs.
<br>step 3: Add ground raisin mixture, sugar and oats, mix well.  Dissolve  baking soda in buttermilk in small bowl.  Add molasses and 3 of the eggs, beat with rotary beater until blended.  Add to flour mixture, mix well  with spoon.
<br>step 4: Drop by heaping tablespoons about 3 inches apart on greased baking sheets.  Flatten each with floured bottom of a drinking glass.  Beat 1 egg in a bowl until blended.  Brush tops of cookies with egg.  Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.
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Ingredients
- 1 ½ cups raisins
- 1 cup salted peanuts
- 6 cups all-purpose flour
- 3 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 ½ cups shortening
- 3 cups white sugar
- 2 cups quick cooking oats
- 3 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 cup buttermilk
- ½ cup dark molasses
- 4 eggs

Directions
step 1: Grind raisins and peanuts through food grinder, set aside.
step 2: Sift flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon into a very large bowl. Cut in shortening using a pastry blender until mixture forms fine crumbs.
step 3: Add ground raisin mixture, sugar and oats, mix well. Dissolve baking soda in buttermilk in small bowl. Add molasses and 3 of the eggs, beat with rotary beater until blended. Add to flour mixture, mix well with spoon.
step 4: Drop by heaping tablespoons about 3 inches apart on greased baking sheets. Flatten each with floured bottom of a drinking glass. Beat 1 egg in a bowl until blended. Brush tops of cookies with egg. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.

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