Half Bushel Cookies

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Ingredients

  • 7 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups shortening
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 pound nuts
  • 1/2 pound raisins
  • 1 cup syrup
  • 2 cups milk
  • 12 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 3/4 cups oatmeal
  • 2 tablespoons baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder

Instructions

  1. Cream together sugar and shortening.
  2. Add eggs and beat well.
  3. Add remaining ingredients alternately, milk and syrup, with dry ingredients.
  4. Drop by teaspoonsful onto greased cookie sheets and bake at 350 degrees F.

This makes about 1/2 bushel cookies.