Thursday, January 22, 2009

Homemade Oatmeal Raisin Cookies!

This one is my sweet husband's favorite! Old fashioned oatmeal raisin cookies! They are wonderful anytime.
Here is the recipe and a few pictures too. I realized the other day that some of our younger "church ladies" have not had a lot of experience cooking from scratch so I thought I would take the time to show a "step by step" recipe especially for all of the "beginner" church ladies!

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
In a large bowl mix...
1 cup butter (yes...real butter!)
1 cup white sugar (I actually used Splenda instead!)
1 cup brown sugar
Cream together well in large bowl with electric mixer.

Once mixed well add 2 eggs and 1and1/2 teaspoon of vanilla.and beat well until mixture is creamy.

Now, mix in 2 cups of plain flour (not self-rising), 1 teaspoon of baking soda, one teaspoon of salt and 2 teaspoons of cinnamon.
Once this is mixed well, stir in 1 1/2 cups of raisins and 3 cups of Quaker Quick cooking oats. The mixture will look like this.
I usually use a tablespoon to measure a good sized "dollop"! These do not spead out very much so you can put them fairly close together. I also recommend using a baking stone, mine is from Pampered Chef and I use it all the time! Bake at 375 degrees for about 12-14 minutes depending on how brown you would like them. Here they are before baking...

AND...after! They are so good!

1 comment:

Momovthree said...

Mmmmm...those cookies look so good. Thank you for visiting me on my blog! It is so nice to meet you!