Quaker Oats fabulous Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies. I truly don't know how you could improve upon them. Except maybe add a bit of finely chopped nuts!
Here's how to make them.
Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
From the Kitchen of Deep South Dish
- 1 cup (2 sticks) of unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1-1/2 cups of all purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3 cups Quaker old fashioned or quick oats, uncooked
- 1 cup of raisins
- 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts or pecans
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Beat together butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar until creamy.
Whisk together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Add to sugar mixture. Stir in oats, raisins, and nuts; mix well.
Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls unto parchment paper covered baking sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 1 minute on baking sheet; remove to a wire rack.
Makes about 4 dozen.
Bar Cookies: To make into bar cookies spread in an ungreased 13 x 9 inch metal baking pan and bake 30 to 35 minutes.
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