This is simply the best and the easiest recipe I have found for spicy oatmeal raisin cookies. I have made this cookie recipe countless times over the past 8 years. I am sure this is the Quaker Oatmeal raisin cookie recipe!
Easy oatmeal raisin cookies
I am pretty sure it comes from the Quaker Oats package as their recipe for cookies using their brand of oats. This has been my family’s favourite for as many years as I can remember! Why mess with the classics, I ask you? When you finally find your perfect cookie recipe you just keep making it. This is my Dad’s favourite recipe for cookies a well.
These cookies will keep in a closed container at room temperature for about four days, or frozen for up to two months. You could even make a double batch and stock your freezer for later!
Nonetheless, I thank them mightily for the recipe even though I may not buy their oats, but usually a generic brand instead. Which, by the way, work just fine. You can use any brand of oats in the recipe that you have on hand.
Happy cookie baking everyone!
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Spicy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
- Prep Time
- 10 minutes
- Cook Time
- 10 minutes
- Total Time
- 20 minutes
- Karlynn Johnston
- 1 cup butter softened
- 1 cup packed light brown sugar
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3 cups rolled oats
- 1 cup raisins
- Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
- Cream the butter and sugar.
- Add in your eggs and vanilla and beat until incorporated.
- In a separate bowl, add in your flour. Add in your baking soda and cinnamon (here is where you can add more if you like ’em spicy, I LOVE them spicier, so I add two).
- Add in cloves.
- Whisk until combined.
- Add to the wet mixture and mix until combined.
- Add in your raisins. Once those are mixed in thoroughly, add your oatmeal.
- Mix well.
- Place rounded teaspoons of dough on cookie sheet.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes.
All calories and info are based on a third party calculator and are only an estimate. Actual nutritional info will vary with brands used, your measuring methods, portion sizes and more.