Oatmeal Cookies



  1. Cream butter and sugar; add eggs and beat until well blended.
  2. Beat in salt, baking soda, vanilla extract, allspice and orange peel.
  3. Add flour, a little at a time, and mix well.
  4. Add raisins or dates and blend well.
  5. Chill dough.
  6. Drop chilled dough by teaspoonsful onto lightly greased baking sheets.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees F for 12 to 15 minutes.

Makes 100.

Source: The Church Kitchen, by Doris Box