Old Fashioned Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
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Serves: 4 dozen
Old Fashioned Oatmeal Raisin Cookies are full of old fashioned oats and raisins with the perfect amount of sweetness. Refrigerate, slice and bake.
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour - I used white whole wheat
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups old fashioned oats - not instant
  • 2 cups raisins
  1. Cream together the butter and sugars until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add vanilla and eggs one at a time. When thoroughly incorporated add second egg. Scrape down sides of bowl often.
  2. Add the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix well. Mix just to combine.
  3. Fold in oats and raisins.
  4. Cut 2 pieces parchment paper. Divide dough in half. Roll dough into a 1 1/2 inch cylinder. Wrap in plastic. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  6. Slice into 1/2 inch rounds. Place on a greased baking sheet, about 2 inches apart. Bake until edges are golden brown, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool. Store in an airtight container.
Recipe by Recipes Food and Cooking at https://recipesfoodandcooking.com/2014/04/22/old-fashioned-oatmeal-raisin-cookies/