Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Recipe

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Melissa Snow


One of the things I remember when visiting my great-grandmother is that I just loved that her tiny apartment smelled like oatmeal cookies. She was the best cook. Unfortunately, I don't have her oatmeal cookie recipe or any others. My Dad said that she never wrote anything down that all her recipes were stored in her head. Wouldn't it be great to be able to cook like that? Anyway, I found this recipe on a website of an author that is a favorite of mine. I can't wait to try these!


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  • 1 1/2 stick
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
  • 1
  • 2 Tbsp
    + 1/2 tsp warm water
  • 2 tsp
  • 2/3 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3 1/4 c
    quick cooking oats
  • 1 c
    golden raisins, softened in warm water, then drained

How to Make Oatmeal Raisin Cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 2 baking sheets.
  2. Cream together butter, brown sugar, and sugar. Blend in egg, water, and vanilla.
  3. In separate bowl, combine flour, cinnamon, salt, and baking soda. Add to butter mixture and blend well.
  4. Add oats and raisins and mix well with a wooden spoon.
  5. Using an ice cream scoop, pack batter firmly and drop onto greased cookie sheets. Leave 2 inches between cookies. Bake for 15 minutes.

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About Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: For Kids

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