Bessie's Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Bessie's Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Recipe

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Teresa Stroud

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@TStroud512

Bessie Westmoreland Spivey, baby sister of Jimmy Westmoreland

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Serves:
Makes about 5 dozen
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 to 1.5 c
    old fashion oats
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    (2 sticks) land o lakes unsalted butter, softened
  • 2/3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2/3 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla (optional)
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 2 c
    raisins
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts (optional)

How to Make Bessie's Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Combine dry ingredients to include flour, oats, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda and salt in a bowl, mixing well. Add raisins and chopped pecans and mix again.
  2. In a second mixing bowl cream together butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs one at time, mixing well after each addition.
  3. Gradually mix dry ingredients into wet ingredients until well blended. Use a cookie scoop for more uniform cookies, drop onto ungreased baking sheets.
  4. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheet for 1 minute; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

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About Bessie's Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American




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