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Dec 10 2012

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

 

 

 

 

 

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies-

A new week ahead , I hope you all had a great weekend. I am happy to say I spent the weekend creating a blog makeover and new headers for clients! As promised on Friday, I am sharing my husband’s absolute favorite cookies. Oatmeal raisin cookies! Perfect for the holidays or any day ( a nice neighbor gift too) Perfect for a cookie swap too , see my old cookie swap post HERE!

What You Need

3 Cups oatmeal (uncooked) I use Quaker quick oats

1 Cup butter, unsalted and softened

3/4 Cup brown sugar (firmly packed)

1/2 Cup sugar

2 Eggs

1 1/2 tsp. Vanilla

1 1/2 Cups flour

1 tsp. Baking soda

1 1/2 tsp. Cinnamon

1/2  tsp. Salt

1 1/4 Cup raisins

Baking sheet ( un greased)

Large bowl

Electric mixer

Cooling rack

Before You Start: Preheat oven to 350°

Lets Make It! Combine butter and sugar in a mixing bowl. Using an electric mixer on medium speed mix until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla and continue mixing. Gradually add flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt and continue mixing until well combined. Add oatmeal and mix until well combined. Remove bowl from mixer and add raisins. Using a large spoon mix well to blend raisins into dough. Drop dough by rounded tablespoon full onto ungreased cookie sheets and bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool on cookie sheet for a minute or two and then move to cooling rack.

Serves 3 Dozen

*Katies Tid Bits* try adding craisins instead of raisins also try adding a 1/2 cup of chopped nuts ( your choice)

Are you an oatmeal cookie fan? I am giving my recipe photos a new look ( the bar with the  recipe name) what do you think?

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  1. Ms. A

    We are! I’ve been making oatmeal chocolate chip.

    I like the bar! Looks good!

  2. Pam@over50feeling40

    Oatmeal cookies are my favorite! Either with raisins or cranberries!! Now, I am thinking about them…maybe I will be a baker next weekend! Thanks Katie!

  3. Missy

    Oatmeal raisin cookies are one of my favorite cookies!

  4. Madison

    Oatmeal raisin cookies have always been one of my favorites. This recipe sounds delicious, I’m definitely going to try it. Thank a bunch for sharing it!

    Madison:)

  5. Marla Martenson

    They look delish.

  6. Judy Haughton-James

    I have eaten oatmeal raisin cookies and yours certainly look delicious Katie. The bar with the recipe name looks great. Take care and have a good Monday.

  7. jeanne, backyard neighbor

    Hi Katherine, I love oatmeal raisin cookies too. Mmmmmm.

    Thank you for following me.

    Have a wonderful Merry Christmas holiday.
    xo Jeanne

  8. Pat

    My husband will loves these cookies – oatmeal raisin are his favorite!

  9. Kris

    Oatmeal raisin was my grandfather’s favorite cookie and mine as well. I used to make him a special batch at Christmas time. I remember once while he was at Christmas at my house he kept reaching into his pants pocket and then bringing something up to his mouth to nibble on. When I ask him what it was, he said it was one of my oatmeal cookies. He had put some in his pocket! Ha

    I found a great recipe for oatmeal cookies written in a church recipe cookbook that said letting the raisins sit in the eggs with a cover over them for about an hour will soften them up. It works well! :)

  10. Tammy/Our Neck of the Woods

    Delicious! I am a big fan of oatmeal raisin cookies. My husband not so much. He prefers chocolate chip. One time I made oatmeal raisin for myself and he grabbed one and scarfed it down thinking it was chocolate chip! He was quite disappointed haha.

    I like your recipe photos! They look great :)

  11. Melissa B

    I love oatmeal cookies, I think I like cranberries better than raisins though! =)
    Your new recipe photos look great!

    Have a wonderful day!

  12. Alex J. Cavanaugh

    Oatmeal cookies are the only ones I like raisins in.

  13. Cyndi

    These look delicious and I feel a craving coming in. ;)

  14. Rosey

    I have not had oatmeal cookies for so long, and I just love them! These look delicious.

  15. Heather @ new house, new home, new life

    Sometimes simple is better. Especially at this time of year where we all feel the need to get fancy.

  16. Dez

    What a gorgeous site! And the cookies…oh my. Holiday baking awaits me on Saturday…this has provided me with some well needed inspiration.

  17. jennifer fay

    Those look good. I’ve finished a broccoli soup, a chive batter bread and my chex mix, so I think cookies and biscotti will be on the agenda soon. yum.

  18. JoAnn @ SweetPepperRose

    Hey Kathrine! this is my personal favorite cookie, except I throw in a handful of dates. Mmm mmm good!
    JoAnn

  19. Yona

    I love oatmeal cookies and I never thought of using craisins instead of raisins (because I do not like raisin, but love craisins). Great tip!

  20. Jill

    Tasty sounding cookies! I love oaty ones!
    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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