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Oatmeal Raisin Cookie recipe


Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Photo (c) by Carroll Pellegrinelli

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Photo (c) by Carroll Pellegrinelli
Enjoy this Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Recipe. It is the favorite cookie for many.

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Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 9 minutes

Total Time: 24 minutes

Yield: Makes 48 cookies


  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
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  • 1-1/4 cups butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
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  • 3 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1-1/2 cup raisins


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease cookie sheets. Combine first set of dry ingredients in a large bowl with a wire whisk. In a separate bowl, cream the butter and sugars. Add egg and vanilla. Combine completely. Slowly add flour mixture until combined. (I like to use my stand mixer to make this cookie dough. As the mixer is running on low, I slowly add the flour mixture.) Hand stir-in oats and raisins.

For Drop Cookies:
Drop by rounded tablespoons onto cookie sheets. Bake for 8 to 9 minutes or until done. Take from oven and allow to cool on cookie sheets for 1 to 2 minutes. Remove cookies to wire rack and cool completely before storing them.

For Bar Cookies:
13 x 9-inch pan - In a greased pan, bake for 25-30 minutes. Cool in pan on rack before cutting.
15 x 10-inch pan - (Jelly roll pan) In a greased pan, bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Also cool in pan.

More Cookie Recipes to Try -
Butter Spritz Cookies
Lintzer Cookies
Rosette Cookies
Neapolitan Cookies
Thumbprint Cookies
Pecan Tassies
Sugar Cookies

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