Bessie's Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Recipe

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Bessie's Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Teresa Stroud

By
@TStroud512

Bessie Westmoreland Spivey, baby sister of Jimmy Westmoreland

Rating:
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Serves:
Makes about 5 dozen
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
1 to 1.5 c
old fashion oats
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
(2 sticks) land o lakes unsalted butter, softened
2/3 c
granulated sugar
2/3 c
packed brown sugar
1/2 tsp
vanilla (optional)
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/8 tsp
nutmeg
2 large
eggs
2 c
raisins
1 c
chopped nuts (optional)

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Combine dry ingredients to include flour, oats, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda and salt in a bowl, mixing well. Add raisins and chopped pecans and mix again.
2In a second mixing bowl cream together butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs one at time, mixing well after each addition.
3Gradually mix dry ingredients into wet ingredients until well blended. Use a cookie scoop for more uniform cookies, drop onto ungreased baking sheets.
4Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheet for 1 minute; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American