I think these are The Best Soft Oatmeal Raisin Cookies are the best I have ever made. They are soft and chewy and a little bit spicy. Perfect for school lunches or for pot luck.
Soft Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
I have been on the hunt for a good Soft Oatmeal Raisin Cookie recipe for a long time. I think my search may be over. These cookies are delicious and easy to make.
Well raising my kids I always worked and never had a lot of time for cooking or baking. In reality I never really enjoyed it. However I secretly always longed to be the mother that always had cookies or a cake in the oven when the kids came home from school.
I now kind of have a second shot at that. Being blessed to now be semi-retired. I stay home and help my daughter out by being my grandson's caregiver. We have a great time doing all kinds of activities from swimming to amusement parks. He also enjoys going to Costco with grandma. His favorite thing there is the oatmeal raisin cookies. He asks for them every time we go. Of course, he always gets them. That's what grammas are for.
The problem being you can't buy just oatmeal raisin cookies. They come in a variety pack. Costcos 18 pack of cookies only have 6 oatmeal raisin cookies. Needless to say, they don't last long around My house.
How To Make The Best Soft Oatmeal Raisin Cookies :
Everyone in my house loves them. Therefore, I made it my mission to find a recipe that everyone liked. After trying several recipes, none quite cut it. My grandson kept saying they were all too hard. However, I think I finally hit the jackpot. The next time I make them I think I will try adding walnuts or maybe chocolate chips.
INGREDIENTS NEEDED :
- White Sugar
- Brown Sugar
- Vanilla Extract
- All-Purpose Flour
- Baking Soda
- Quick Oats
Soft Oat Meal Raisin Cookies
- mixer, oven, baking pans
- ½ cup Butter softened
- 1 cup Brown sugar firmly packed
- 1 cup White Sugar
- 2 large Eggs
- 1 tsp Vanilla
- 1-½ cups All-Purpose Flour
- 1 tsp Baking Soda
- 1 tsp Ground cinnamon
- ½ tsp Salt optional
- 3 cups Oats (quick or old fashioned ) I use Quaker
- 1 cup Raisins I use sun maid
- Pre-heat oven to 350° F
- In a large mixing bowl , beat butter and sugars with an electric mixer until smooth
- In a separate bowl combine dry ingredients, flour, baking soda, cinnamon,and salt mix well
- Combine with butter and sugar mixture-mix well
- Add Oats and Raisins
- Chill for 45-60 Minutes
- Drop rounded tablespoons on to ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes until golden brown. Let cool for 2-3 minutes -Enjoy! Cool completely before storing in airtight container
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