Bessie's Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Recipe

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Bessie's Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Teresa Stroud

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@TStroud512

Bessie Westmoreland Spivey, baby sister of Jimmy Westmoreland


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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)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat 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.
2
In 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.
3
Gradually mix dry ingredients into wet ingredients until well blended. Use a cookie scoop for more uniform cookies, drop onto ungreased baking sheets.
4
Bake 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