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Vintage Oatmeal Cookies

1 1/2 c Sifted all-purpose flour
1 tsp. Soda
1 tsp. Salt
1 1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
1/2 tsp. Nutmeg
3/4 c Shortening; soft
1/2 c Granulated sugar
1 c Brown sugar, firmly packed
2 Eggs
1/4 c Milk
3 c oats, uncooked
1 c Raisins

Preheat oven to 375F. Sift together flour, soda, salt and spices
into bowl. Add shortening, sugars, eggs and milk. Beat until smooth,
about 2 minutes. Stir in oats and raisins. Chill dough about 1 hour.
Roll out on lightly floured board or canvas to 1/4-inch thickness.
Cut with floured 3-inch round cutter. Place on greased cookie sheets;
sprinkle lightly with sugar. Bake 12 to 15 minutes.

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