This section is from the book "Queen's Of Cuisine", by Martha Logan. Also available from Amazon: Queens of Cuisine.
2 1/4 cups sifted flour 2 teaspoons soda.
1 teaspoon salt.
2 cups rolled oats.
1/2 cup chopped nut meats cup Swift'ning 2 cups brown sugar 2 eggs.
1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup ground raisins.
Cream Swift'ning and brown sugar until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla and raisins. Sift flour, soda, and salt together. Add dry ingredients, rolled oats, and nut meats, blending well. Drop by teaspoonfuls (size of walnut) onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake. Store in loosely covered box to retain crispness of cookies. These cookies do not spread much in baking.