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The Best Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Thursday, November 3, 2016



These are my tried and true oatmeal raisin cookies.I always like to have snacks on hand when the boys come home from school,and these are on my regular rotation.I make them for get togethers and there are never any left over.I soak the raisins,which might be the secret.Who knows! Moms, these are great treats for lunchboxes too!



Oatmeal Raisin Cookies


3 eggs, beaten
1 c. raisins
1 t. vanilla extract
1 c. butter
1 c. packed brown sugar
1 c. white sugar
2 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
1 t. ground cinnamon
2 t. baking soda
2 c. rolled oats
1 c. chopped pecans

Combine eggs, vanilla and raisins in a small bowl; cover and let stand for about 4 hours.The longer the better.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a large bowl, cream the butter, brown sugar, and white sugar together. Sift together the flour, cinnamon, and baking soda; stir into the creamed mixture.
Stir in the raisin mixture, rolled oats, and nuts.
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto an unprepared cookie sheet.
Bake for 10 minutes, or until lightly browned.

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