Oatmeal Chocolate Raisin Cookies
Fill the cookie jar with homemade treats like these and watch the smiles begin.
- 1½ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
- ¾ cup packed brown sugar
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2¾ cups old-fashioned or quick oats
- 1½ cups chocolate-covered raisins
- 1 cup chopped pecans (optional)
Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). In a Small Batter Bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, and cinnamon; mix well and set aside.
In a Classic Batter Bowl, beat the butter and sugars until creamy. Add the eggs and beat well. Add the flour mixture; mix well. Stir in the oats, raisins, and pecans (if using).
Bake for 13-15 minutes or until the cookie edges are golden brown. Cool for 3-5 minutes on the stone then remove to a Stackable Cooling Rack. Cool the cookies completely. Repeat with the remaining dough. Store the cookies in a tightly covered container.
- about 3½ dozen cookies