Sunday, July 13, 2008

After School Cookies

From Grandpa and Grandma Henderson

1 ½ c seedless raisins
1 c white flour
Boiling water
½ tsp salt
1 c butter
¾ tsp soda
2 c sugar
2 tsp cinnamon
½ c peanut butter
5 Tbsp milk
3 eggs, well beaten
2 tsp vanilla
2 c wheat flour
1 ¼ c rolled oats

Pour boiling water over raisins, let stand 5 minutes, then drain and pat dry with paper towels. Cream butter and sugar thoroughly. Blend in the peanut butter. Add the beaten eggs and mix well. Sift flour, measure, and sift with the salt, soda, and cinnamon. Blend flour into the creamed mixture along with the milk. Stir in vanilla, rolled oats, and raisins. Drop by teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 375° for 15 minutes. Makes 8 dozen medium sized cookies

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