Homemade Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Recipe
…soft and chewy oatmeal raisin cookie recipe that is super easy, healthy, and so good!
Today I have a soft and chewy oatmeal raisin cookie recipe that is super easy, healthy, and so good. I’ve also provided a super quick Icing recipe for Iced Oatmeal Raisin Cookies and a variation of Cinnamon Iced Oatmeal Raisin Cookies. This recipe is one that my grandmother used to make ages ago when I was a little girl, and I enjoy sharing in her memory and making these for my children. This is a classic oatmeal raisin cookie recipe, although you could add additional spices like extra cinnamon, molasses, chocolate chips, banana, pecans or even coconut.
…THE perfect soft and chewy cookies once they’re done.
I’ve found that the key to this recipe is simply to follow the ingredients exactly and you’re sure to have THE perfect soft and chewy cookies once they’re done.
- 1 cup shortening
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cups All-Purpose Flour
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp nutmeg
- 3 cups oatmeal
- 1 cup raisins
- Cream shortening and sugar together
- Mix in eggs and vanilla
- In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking soda, and spices
- Fold the flour mixture in a cup at a time into the creamed mixture.
- Stir in the oatmeal and raisins.
- Prepare a greased cookie sheet and drop rounded teaspoon sized cookies onto the cookie sheet.
- Bake at 350 degrees for between 10 and 12 minutes.
- This recipe makes about 36 cookies.
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies are sooo good just by themselves, but you simply can’t go wrong with an iced oatmeal raisin cookie. Here is a simple quick Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Frosting Recipe to ice your baked cookies. This recipe can be adapted also by adding a dash of cinnamon or any other spice for Iced Cinnamon Oatmeal Raisin Cookies!
- 1.5 tbsp heavy whipping cream (can substitute milk)
- 1 tbsp water
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- Whisk all of the ingredients together until the sugar has dissolved and the icing becomes a little thickened.
- Place in a container and dip the cooled cookies into the frosting.
- Allow the excess frosting to drip off.
- Allow cookies to dry!
- If there are any leftovers, they can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator!
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