Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

The original one from the Quaker Oatmeal box lid, not the current one. Current recipe might be healthier, but is not as good!

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups Quaker Oats
  • 1 cup raisins, or cranberries, or dried cherries, or whatever…
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream together butter and sugars. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
  4. Add dry mixture to the butter/sugar mixture and mix until well combined. Stir in oats and raisins; mix well.
  5. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool one minute on cookie sheet then transfer to wire cooling rack.

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