Saturday, January 16, 2010

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

I broke out the trusty Williams-Sonoma Essentials of Baking cookbook last night and tried my hand at some old-fashioned oatmeal cookies! These were so easy to make and are so yummy!

What you need:
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 cups raisins

What you need to do:

  • In a bowl sift together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt (funny side note, I did not see this step when I made mine, whoops)
  • In a large bowl combine butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar
  • Beat on medium speed until smooth
  • Add the eggs and vanilla and beat on low speed until well blended
  • Add the dry ingredients (you know, the things I forgot to sift) and rolled oats until incorporated
  • Mix in raisins
  • Drop the dough by heaping tablespoons (I used a cookie scoop) onto baking sheets
  • Bake the cookies at 350 degress for 15-20 minutes
  • Let cookies cool for 5 minutes on sheet and then transfer to wire racks


Feeling Fit With Dana said...

These cookies look so yummy. Wish I had eaten breakfast before seeing them. Now, I want to eat cookies! Happy SITS Saturday Sharefest!

Melissa B. said...

WOW! I've always been a fan of oatmeal cookies, and with the raisin twist, they look even more delish. Thanks so much for sharing this. SITS sent me by, and I'm glad they did. Happy Sharefest!

Sunny Day

monica said...

Awesome...they look delicious!

Danielle said...

Those look so good! Thanks for sharing!

Happy SITS!

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