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Bushel of Cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds raisins, finely chopped
  • 1 pound pecans, finely chopped
  • 5 cups butter, softened
  • 11 cups granulated sugar
  • 12 eggs
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1 quart (4 cups) milk
  • 1/4 cup vanilla extract
  • 12 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 21 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup baking powder
  • 1/4 cup baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 (12 ounce) packages butterscotch chips

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Instructions

  1. Cream butter and sugar.
  2. Add eggs, a few at a time, mixing well after each.
  3. Add syrup, milk and vanilla extract; mix well.
  4. Stir in oats, raisins and pecans.
  5. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; stir into oat mixture.
  6. Fold in chips.
  7. Cover and chill for 2 hours.
  8. Drop by rounded tablespoons 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes.

Makes 24 dozen.