Sunday, May 23, 2010

Awesome Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Yesterday I decided to bake some cookies. I have been craving good oatmeal cookies that usually someone's grandma would usually bake. I have tried many recipes over the years and there are a few that was good but not outstanding. I found a recipe that is like old fashion oatmeal cookies.

Here is the recipe for all those oatmeal cookie lovers! Enjoy!

1/2 pound (2sticks) margarine or butter, softened
1 Cup firmly packed Brown Sugar
1/2 Cup of granulated Sugar
2 Eggs
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1-1/2 Cups of All purpose Flour
1 teaspoon Baking Soda
1 teaspoon of Cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon of Salt (optional)
3 Cups of Oats quick or old fashion, uncooked
1 cup of Raisins

Heat the oven to 350 F
Beat together margarine and sugars until creamy.
Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.
Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well.
Stir in oats and raisins; mix well.
Take an ice cream scooper or drop rounded tablespoons onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 12-14 mins or until done.

I ended up adding chocolate morsals and 1 cup of peanut butter. But that is optional!


Mom of Many said...

These look so good! My kids aren't big on oatmeal raisin though. Following you from FFF on MBC.

Danielle said...

I am now following you!
Were crazy about oatmeal cookies! They were so delish!

What's in a name... said...

Looks yummy.

Following you from MBC.

Christina said...

Those look yummy. I'm your newest follower from MBC.

~Sophisticate Style ~ said...

Oh YUMMMM. These look great. Now I'm hungry. Following you from MBC.


Debbie's L'Bri said...

I like oatmeal raisin cookies. I am trying to lose weight so I don't eat many.
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Paula said...

These look delicious! I'm visiting from MBC. I signed up to be a new follower.

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