Carrot-Oatmeal Cookies

Carrot-Oatmeal Cookies

    Source: Health for Victory Club (WWII vintage)

    2 cp sifted enriched all-purpose flour
    1 tsp baking powder
    1/4 tsp baking soda
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/2 tsp cinnamon
    1/2 tsp nutmeg
    2 cps quick-cooking rolled oats
    1 cp raisins
    1 cp chopped nut meats
    1/2 cp shortening
    1 cp brown sugar
    2 eggs, well beaten
    1/3 cp milk
    1 cp grated raw carrot

    Instructions

    1 - Sift flour, measure, add baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices.
    2 - Sift again then add rolled oats, raisins and nut meats, then mix well.
    3 - Cream shortening, add sugar, creaming thoroughly.
    4 - Add eggs, milk, and beat again, then add carrots and mix well.
    5 - Add dry ingredients and stir until everything is mixed well.
    6 - Dtop by teaspoonfuls onto a greased baking sheet.
    7 - Flatten out with a floured fork, then bake for 15 minutes in a preheated 350 degree oven. Do not store until cold.