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Marg’s Oatmeal Drop Cookies

  • Makes 50 cookies.


  • 1 cup butter flavor Crisco
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 5 Tablespoons water
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon Dash nutmeg
  • 2-1/2 cups quick oats


Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream shortening, sugar, and salt until well-blended. In small bowl, beat eggs. Add eggs, vanilla, and water to the shortening mixture and mix together. Add raisins, coconut, and walnuts, stirring into mixture. In a medium bowl, sift together dry ingredients and fold into first mixture. Stir in oats. Blend well. Drop by spoonful onto greased cookie sheet. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.

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