Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Recipe

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Samantha Bideau


These are my dad's favorites cookies. He is always complaining that there are no real good oatmeal raisin cookies until I make these....it's the walnuts in them. Add walnuts and you are bound to be a hit :)


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5 dozen cookies


  • 1 c
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 c
    old fashioned oats
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 c

How to Make Oatmeal Raisin Cookies


  1. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs and vanilla.
  2. Combine oats, flour, baking soda, and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  3. Stir in walnuts and raisins.
  4. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375* for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks

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About Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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

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