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       Title: Oatmeal Cookies “The Best”
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 72 servings
       1 c  Raisins
       1 ts Vanilla extract
       1 c  Butter
       1 c  Brown sugar
       1 c  White sugar
   2 1/2 c  Flour
       1 ts Salt
       1 ts Ground cinnamon
       2 ts Baking soda
       2 c  Oatmeal; (substitute
            (1/2 c wheat germ for
            More healthful cookies)
     3/4 c  Chopped pecans
       3    Eggs; well beaten
      Combine eggs, raisins and vanilla and let stand for one hour, covered
   with plastic wrap. Cream together butter and sugars. Add flour, salt,
   cinnamon and soda to sugar mixture. Mix well. Blend in egg-raisin mixture,
   oatmeal, wheat germ and chopped nuts. Dough will be stiff. Drop by heaping
   teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet or roll into small balls and flatten
   sightly on cookie sheet.    Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or
   until lightly browned. Note: Delicious! Secret is soaking of raisins.
   Source: “Colorado Cache” Cookbook