These are seriously the best oatmeal raisin cookies, hands down! They are a perfectly moist, chewy and delicious edition to your baking.
I recently had a request for Oatmeal Raisin Cookies and hadn’t made them in years. So I looked through my family recipe box until I found my grandmas old recipe to share with you. These are super moist and chewy and you can add all sorts of things to make them even more flavourful…
We love these classic chocolate chip oatmeal cookies, these pumpkin chocolate chip cookies and these snickerdoodle cookies too.
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My grandma makes the most amazing “kitchen sink” cookies using this recipe as the base. She throws in everything but the “kitchen sink”. Dates, ginger, chocolate chips, coconut…. whatever is leftover in the baking cupboard. They are one of my absolute favorite cookies!!
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My kitchen essentials for baking:
- I love using this non-stick bakeware for all of my baking.
- These silicone mitts are perfect for grasping hot pans and baking dishes.
- This Henckel Knife is my favorite for slicing and dicing in the kitchen.
- These parchment paper bags are perfect for packaging and these large Rubbermaid food storage containers are great for storing baking in the freezer.
These are the best oatmeal raisin cookies, seriously, so good all on there own! But, I love that you can add all sorts ingredients to this recipe. Don’t be afraid to experiment with a variety of additions. You could try:
- chocolate chips
- white chocolate chips
- Skor bits
- butterscotch chips
- dried fruit
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Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Recipe
- 3/4 cup margarine
- 3/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 1 egg
- 2 Tbsp water
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 1 cup flour
- 3/4 tsp baking soda
- 2 1/2 cups oatmeal
- 1/2 cup raisins
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Cream together first six ingredients.
- Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
- Drop dough by walnut size spoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet.
- Bake for approx. 10 minutes.
Hello Heather! Your oatmeal cookie looks healthy and tasty. I am a fan of oatmeal cookies since when I was young. I just love the texture, the crisp, and the fiber-rich goodness!