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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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108 review(s) averaging 4.6. 91% would make again

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Great Oatmeal Raisin Cookies recipe. These oatmeal raisin cookies are absolutely the best I have ever had. When I make these, I get rave reviews from both children and adults every time... as well as many repeat requests.

"These are delicious! The nutmeg addition is inspired. I subbed white whole wheat for all of the white flour and they were tender and tasty. FYI, I compared this to the famous Vanishing Oatmeal Cookie recipe on the Quaker Oats' site, and the only differences are that the Vanishing Oatmeal Cookies use 6 fewer tablespoons of butter (3/4 stick,) 2 eggs instead of 1, and omits the nutmeg. Slightly more cakey from the added egg, definitely less buttery...both are great, of course!"

- Beth3

Ingredients

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1 1/4 cups Butter
3/4 cup Brown sugar
1/2 cup Sugar
1 Egg
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1 1/2 cups All purpose flour
1 teaspoon Baking soda
1 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
3 cups Oats; quick or old-fashioned
1 cup Raisins

Original recipe makes 36 Servings

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Preparation

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Beat butter and sugars until fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Add combined flour, baking soda, salt and spices; mix well. Stir in oats and raisins.

Drop rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake 8-9 minutes for chewy; 10-11 minutes for crunchy cookies.

Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet. Remove to wire rack.

Store tightly covered.

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Verified by stevemur

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Super! photo by luked-ski luked-ski

Oatmeal cookies with Craisins, walnuts and mini chocolate chips photo by raimew86 raimew86

photo by luked-ski luked-ski

Delicious and chewy! photo by cajuntoast cajuntoast

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"A variation on this recipe  " sgrishka sgrishka

"I recommend pairing it (i.e., SIMULTANEOUSLY) with this recipe  The perfect accompaniment." stevemur stevemur

"Personally, I prefer making it this way  These are my very favorite filled cookies in the world. The batter has a hint of almond to it, and the jam's sweetness blends perfectly with the richness of the oatmeal. A truly gourmet experience!" Firebyrd Firebyrd

"A variation on this recipe  I love making desserts, and this is no exception! It's oatmeal, caramel, and chocolate goodness, who doesn't like that combination?" Firebyrd Firebyrd

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This is my favorite oatmeal cookie recipe!!! Soooo good! I normally use some honey to substitute white sugar for healthier option. YOU HAVE TO TRY THIS RECIPE!
PandyPanderson 10 months ago
Made these last night for hubby. He loved them! Didn't add all the sugar, made a great 'breakfast cookie'. Will definitely bake again.....thanks for posting!
MontsQueen 1 year ago
Best oatmeal cookies ever! I used craisins (dried cranberries) instead of raisins and upped them to 1-1/2 cups.
OttawaDon 1 year ago
AmAAAAAzing!!!! And super easy!!
katyrogers79 1 year ago
Really simple to make but very tasty
Kai21 1 year ago
Really amazing recipe! I added half cup of applesauce because at first I was worried I put to many oats in. Then I used cranberries and pecans. Yum Yum!
Pandersquee 1 year ago
marigapud 1 year ago
These cookies were really good! Even better the next day! In mine, I opted out the raisins and used cranberries and put in chocolate chips. The cookies did seem to be a bit too saltly, so beware of that and possibly add less salt.
Pegggyh 1 year ago
billiekoehler 1 year ago
Yummy cookies perfect for Fall! I added walnuts and mini chocolate chips to mine and they were delish :)
raimew86 1 year ago
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