Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (and Milk)


This version of a cookie classic is my son Paul’s favorite. Served with a little shot glass of milk makes
this the perfect snack or end of meal treat. I use brown sugar which yields a moist cookie with a rich
molasses flavor. 

 Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

1 cup unsalted butter
1 1/3 cups brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups old-fashioned oats
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 1/3 cups raisins

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Preheat oven to 325°F. Prepare pans by lining with parchment paper or with Silpat®.

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Using an electric mixer beat butter and sugar. Stir in eggs one at a time. Add vanilla.

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

In separate bowl combine oats, flour, baking soda and salt.

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Add flour to mixer until just combined. Stir in raisins.

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Using cookie scooper or a teaspoon drop dough a few inches apart onto sheets. Bake for about
10 to 12 minutes until golden brown. 

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Transfer to wire racks and let stand until cool.

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Enjoy with a cup of tea or glass of milk. I like to serve as a dessert with little shot glasses of milk.

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Easy! Done! Enjoy!

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (and Milk)
 
Author:
Serves: makes 24 to 30 cookies
Ingredients
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1⅓ cups brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 1⅓ cups raisins
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Prepare pans by lining with parchment paper or with Silpat®.
  2. Using an electric mixer beat butter and sugar. Stir in eggs one at a time. Add vanilla.
  3. In separate bowl combine oats, flour, baking soda and salt.
  4. Add flour to mixer until just combined. Stir in raisins.
  5. Using cookie scooper or a teaspoon drop dough a few inches apart onto sheets.
  6. Bake for about 10 to 12 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Transfer to wire racks and let stand until cool.
Notes
Enjoy with a cup of tea or glass of milk. I like to serve as a dessert with little shot glasses of milk.

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