Desserts/Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

..Based on Miller Bakery's recipe from MJS, March 2006..
..Makes about 5 dozen small-medium cookies..
..Preheat oven to 375 F..
A: 2 c. solid vegetable shortening
    2 1/2 c. packed light brown sugar
B: 3 c. flour (or 1 1/2 pastry + 1 1/2 cake flour)
    1 tsp baking soda
    1 1/4 tsp baking powder
    1 1/4 tsp salt
C: 2 1/2 c. rolled oats (not instant)
    1 1/2 cups sweetened & flaked coconut
    1 1/2 c. raisins
    1 c coursely chopped walnuts
D: 3 large eggs
1. Cream (A) until fluffy.
2. Add B; mix to combine.
3. Add C; blend slightly.
4. Add D & mix to combine.
5. Scoop a mounded 1 Tbsp measure onto baking sheets (parchment-lined, if you
    like), setting cookies about 2 inches apart.
6. Bake in preheated oven 10-12 minutes or until golden around the edges.
7. Let cool on cookie sheets until firm enough to handle, then transfer to wire
    racks to cool completely.

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