I like to make these cookies to take to Pennsic because heat and humidity only makes them chewier. I usually omit the nuts and add dried cranberries or other dried fruits.
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
1 ¼ cups sugar
½ cup shortening, melted
6 Tablespoons molasses
1 ¾ cups flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups quick oats
1 teaspoon salt
½ cup nuts
1 cup raisins
Whisk together wet ingredients in large bowl.
Mix or sift together dry ingredients in separate bowl.
Add to ingredients in large bowl.
Add raisins and nuts and mix until evenly distributed.
Drop by teaspoonful on greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 400º for 8-10 minutes