Milky Way Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Pat Duran


This is a great recipe, from my sister Chris she found it on It is a basic oatmeal raisin cookie with the addition of cut-up candy bar,nuts and raisins, but you can use any candy bar you like and just chop them up, freeze them and use in this cookie recipe. Your kids are going to love these- your big kid too(hubby). LOL

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about 4 dozen
35 Min
10 Min


1 c
unsalted butter,room temperature
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1 1/4 c
brown sugar, packed
2 large
3 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
all purpose flour
2 1/2 c
old fashioned oatmeal
1/4 tsp
1 tsp
baking powder
2 c
chopped milky way bars, frozen
1/2 c
chopped walnuts
1/4 c
chopped raisins


1Chop up candy bars into small pieces and place separated on a tray and freeze until ready to use.
Melt butter in the microwave until it begins to turn brown. Chill until it becomes solid again ,but still soft about 1 hour chill time..then on the counter for 5 minutes.
2Using the paddle and your mixer, cream sugars until well blended. Add eggs and vanilla, beat well until blended.
3Slowly add flour,baking powder and salt, mix well to combine.Remove bowl from mixer, and hand mix in the oatmeal, raisins and nuts. Chill dough for 30 minutes.
4Preheat oven to 350^.
Scoop a large Tablespoon of dough(about 1 1/2 inches). Press about 4 or 5 pieces of frozen Milky Way onto the tops of the balls, pressing in slightly. Bake for 10-12 minutes; until cookies are lightly brown on the edges. They will seam uncooked in the center, but will set up as they cool. Do not over bake. Cool on cookie sheet for 3 minutes before placing on cooling rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids