Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

September 8, 2017

Greetings,

 

A classic oatmeal raisin cookie is a true staple in any cookie jar. Who hates an oat-y soft cookie filled with raisins? It is a perfect afternoon treat with a cup of tea. 

The best part about this recipe? You can easily substitute raisins for any dried fruit (think, cranberry, currants, etc) on hand. 

 

 

 

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oven: 350 degrees F

Time; 12-13 minutes

Yields: 24 medium cookies

Baking pans: parchment-lined cookie sheets

 

Ingredients needed:

1 cup unsalted butter, cubed and soften

1 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup white sugar

2 eggs

2 tsp vanilla extract

2 cups all purpose flour

1 1/2 cups old fashion rolled oats (not instant) 

1 tsp fine sea salt

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1 cup raisins

1/2 cup nuts (optional) 

 

Directions:

  • In a kitchen mixer, with the paddle attachment, cream together: 1 cup unsalted butter, 1 cup brown sugar, and 1/2 cup white sugar until light fluffy, approx. 10 mins.

  • Whisk together: 2 eggs and 2 tsp vanilla extract. Slowly add to butter-sugar mixture.

  • Sift together: 2 cups all purpose flour, 1 tsp fine sea salt, 1 tsp baking soda, 1 tsp ground cinnamon, and 1 1/2 cups oats. Add to butter-sugar-egg mixture.

  • Add: 1 cup raisins and 1/2 cup nuts. Super slowly mix together by hand until it is uniform. 

  • Portion onto cookie sheets nad bake for 13 minutes, rotating half way.

  • Eat, enjoy, and give some away.

 

 

Let me know how your cookies turned out!

Happy Baking,

Kimm

kimm@sweetnessinseattleblog.com

 

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