Wednesday, January 11, 2012

A Collection of Oatmeal Cookie Recipes

Oatmeal cookie recipesHere is a collection of oatmeal cookie recipes from "The Stevenson Memorial Cookbook", published by the Sarah Hackett Stevenson Memorial Lodging House Association, 1919. Note: these do use lard!!

OATMEAL COOKIES Mrs. A. J. Atwater

One cup sugar; one cup lard; one cup raisins, ground fine; two eggs, beaten light; two cups oatmeal dry; one-half cup cold water; dash salt; one teaspoonful soda; sifted flour enough to make stiff dough

OATMEAL COOKIES Mrs. W. D. ("Ma") Sunday

One cup sugar; one-fourth cup lard; one-half cup butter; three eggs beaten; one and one-half cups sifted flour; two cups dry oatmeal; one teaspoonful cinnamon; one and one-half cups chopped, seeded raisins; one and one-half teaspoonfuls soda, mixed with one tablespoonful vinegar. Drop on greased pans. Bake in quick oven.

OATMEAL COOKIES Mrs. Minnie E. Bodwell

One-half cup of lard; one-half cup of butter; one cup of sugar; two-thirds cup of sour milk; one level teaspoonful of soda, dissolved in milk; two cups of oatmeal; two cups of flour.

Filling: One-half pound of dates put through chopper; one-half cup of white sugar; one-half cup of cold water. Boil all together until thick; when cool and cookies are warm, spread filling between two cookies; it is then ready to serve, very nice.

LACE OATMEAL WAFERS Mrs. F. T. Hoyt

One cup of sugar; one tablespoonful of butter; two eggs beaten separately; two and one-half cups of uncooked oatmeal; two teaspoonfuls of baking powder; 1 teaspoonful of vanilla; one pinch of salt. Mix well, adding the stiffly beaten whites of eggs last. Drop a small teaspoonful on greased pans, far apart, and bake in quick oven.

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