Desserts & Baked Goods

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

About 4 dozen



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½ cup (1 stick) plus 6 tbsp. butter, softened

¾ cup firmly packed brown sugar

½ cup granulated sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon salt - optional

1 cup raisins

3 cups oats (quick or old fashioned - I use old fashioned)


1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat butter and sugars on medium speed of electric mixer until creamy.

2. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.

3. Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well.

4. Add oats and raisins; mix well.

5. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.

6. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack. Cool completely.

Store tightly covered. Makes about 4 dozen cookies.


Cookies are done when bottom of cookie is lightly brown.

About 4 dozen



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