Mennonite Dishpan Cookies
 
 
Ingredients
  • 2 1 /2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups melted margarine
  • 2 cups sorghum molasses
  • 4 beaten eggs
  • 1 /4 cup ht water
  • 8 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ginger
  • 2 tablespoons soda
  • 8 cups oatmeal
  • 3 cups raisins
  • 2 cups chopped black walnuts
Instructions
  1. Soak raisins in water for an hour to plum up and then drain.
  2. Mix eggs, margarine, sugar, and molasses.
  3. Roll 1 /4 thick and cut with cookie cutter or wide jar ring.
  4. Brush cookie tops with water and sprinkle with coarse sugar.
  5. Bake at 350 8-10 minutes until done.
Recipe by Amish 365: Amish Recipes - Amish Cooking at http://www.amish365.com/mennonite-dishpan-cookies/