Perfect Oatmeal Cookies

Theresa Poma

By
@kitcatnap

I am an oatmeal cookie lover ! You can have ALL your boring chocolate chip, or overly sweet sugar cookies ... GIVE ME AN OATMEAL COOKIE ANYDAY !! This recipe makes a nicely spiced, moist, chewy, cookie with plump, sweet, raisins ! MY FAVORITE :)

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Serves:
Makes 4 dozen
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 1/2 c
flour
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
3 1/2 c
rolled oats
1 c
sugar
1 1/4 c
brown sugar
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
ground cloves
1/2 tsp
ground nutmeg
1 1/4 c
vegetable shortening
3/4 c
butter
3
eggs
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 c
raisins, plumped in boiling water, and well drained

Step-By-Step

1Blend all dry ingredients in mixer for 2 minutes on low speed.
2Add shortening, butter, eggs, and vanilla. Mix for 1 minute on medium speed until well combined.
3Add plumped, drained, raisins and blend for 30 seconds until raisins are well distributed in dough.
4Drop cookies by tablespoon or cookie scoop onto parchment lined baking sheets.
Bake for 12 minutes at 350 degrees

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American