bourbon soaked raisin oatmeal cookies

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By Brenda Washnock
from Negaunee, MI

Step aside cut out cookies you know this is the cookie Santa wants this Christmas. These cookies come out soft and firm with a subtle flavor of bourbon, they smell so good baking.

serves 36 cookies
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For bourbon soaked raisin oatmeal cookies

  • 1/2 c
    raisins
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 md
    orange, zest only
  • 1/4 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 c
    bourbon
  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1 md
    egg
  • 1/4 tsp
    smoked salt
  • 1 1/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
    old fashioned oats
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How To Make bourbon soaked raisin oatmeal cookies

  • 1
    In the bowl of a food processor combine raisins, brown sugar, orange zest, walnuts and bourbon. Process until a sticky paste.
  • 2
    In a large mixing bowl with a hand mixer beat butter until light and fluffy. Add contents of food processor and mix. Add egg and smoked salt and mix.
  • 3
    In a medium bowl combine all-purpose flour, baking soda and old fashioned oats. Add to contents of large bowl and mix.
  • 4
    Heat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment. Using a medium cookie scoop drop cookie dough 2 inches apart on lined baking sheet. Cook for 8-10 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes on sheet and remove to rack, repeat. Makes 3 dozen cookies.
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