Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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These cookies are really, really good.  You should make them.  Even though they have raisins in them.   I am *not* a fan of raisins, especially in cookies, but I developed this recipe for my husband.  Oatmeal Raisin are his favorite cookies (and quite possibly my least favorite).  But even I love these cookies.  Do you like raisins in your cookies?  What’s your favorite cookie?


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This recipe makes 4 dozen cookies and I use a 1 1/2 tablespoon cookie scoop to scoop them onto the cookie sheet.  For the photos above I had pressed the scoops into a heart cookie cutter for a Valentine’s Day gift.   When the cookies come out of the oven, after around 10 minutes, they will still look a bit under done.  Just a bit.  This way, they stay nice and chewy once they cool.  I let them cool on the sheet for a few minutes and then move them to a wire rack.  And I use two sheets so I can always have a batch in the oven, makes it quicker to get through all those cookies!


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If four dozen seems a bit much to you, I’ll let you know that they freeze wonderfully. Enjoy!


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5 from 4 votes

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, soft and chewy, makes 4 dozen

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 48 cookies


  • 1 cup butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp molasses
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups oats (2 c large flake, 1 c rolled)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 cups raisins (I used sultanas)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Line a baking sheet with silicone mat or parchment.

  2. Cream together butter and sugars (I use a stand mixer)

  3. Add eggs, molasses and vanilla extract and mix.

  4. In a separate bowl, combine dry ingredients. Add to wet ingredients and mix to combine.

    Mix in raisins.

  5. Using a 1 ½ tablespoon scoop (or two spoons), scoop dough onto line baking sheet, 12 per sheet.

  6. Flatten slightly, then bake for about 10 minutes, or until done.


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