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Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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Looking for the perfect oatmeal raisin cookie recipe? Look no further! These delicious Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies are the classic cookie we all know and love. Whip up a batch and enjoy with a big glass of milk!

stacked Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies with milk.

Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Of all the great cookies in the world, oatmeal raisin is always a top favorite. They’re so simple, sweet, soft, and chewy–total comfort food cookie!

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The Ingredients

Here’s what you’ll need to make Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (the exact measurements and full recipe instructions are below in the easy to print recipe card):

  • All-purpose flour
  • Baking powder
  • Salt
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Nutmeg
  • Butter – soften the butter before making the cookies.
  • Granulated sugar
  • Brown sugar – use either light or dark brown sugar.
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla extract
  • Old fashioned rolled oats – be sure you use old fashioned rolled oats and not quick oats.
  • Raisins

ingredients to make Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies.

How to Make Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Preheat the oven to 375F degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside.

In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

mixing together flour, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a clear bowl.

In large bowl, cream the butter and both sugars together with an electric mixer on high until light and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes.

creaming together butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar.

Beat in the vanilla and eggs.

adding the eggs and vanilla to the cookie batter.

While mixing on low speed, slowly add in the flour mixture.

mixing the dry ingredients into the wet.

Fold in the oats and raisins until fully incorporated.

prepared cookie dough in a mint green bowl.

Use a cookie scoop to scoop the dough into 1 1/2-inch dough balls and place two inches apart on the prepared cookie sheets.

Bake the cookies for 12-14 minutes until slightly golden around the edges. Cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheets, then transfer to a wire cooling rack.

Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies on a wire cooling rack.

Variations

No raisins – not a fan of raisins? You can just leave them out and make simple oatmeal cookies.

Cranberry white chocolate – instead of raisins, use dried cranberries and white chocolate chips.

Chocolate chips – oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are delicious!

Nuts – add chopped walnuts or pecans to the cookie dough.

stack of Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies on a wire cooling rack.

How to Store the Cookies

Keep the cookies in an airtight food storage container or zip top bag at room temperature for up to five days.

dipping an oatmeal cookie into a glass of milk.

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Published By Jill
Looking for the perfect oatmeal raisin cookie recipe? Look no further! These delicious Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies are the classic cookie we all know and love. Whip up a batch and enjoy with a big glass of milk! 
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 22 mins
Course cookies, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 48 cookies

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cups 3 sticks butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups old fashioned rolled oats not quick oats
  • 1 1/2 cups raisins

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 375F degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  • In large bowl, cream the butter and both sugars together with an electric mixer on high until light and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes. Beat in the vanilla and eggs.
  • While mixing on low speed, slowly add in the flour mixture. Fold in the oats and raisins until fully incorporated.
  • Use a cookie scoop to scoop the dough into 1 1/2-inch dough balls and place two inches apart on the prepared cookie sheets.
  • Bake the cookies for 12-14 minutes until slightly golden around the edges. Cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheets, then transfer to a wire cooling rack.
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Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies on Pinterest.

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