The Best Oatmeal Cookies

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 1,109
Yield: 4 dozen


1 cup golden raisins
3 eggs, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup margarine, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1 cup sugar
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 tablespoon cinnamon
2 cups quick-cooking oats, uncooked
1 cup chopped pecans


In a small bowl, combine raisins, eggs and vanilla. Cover with plastic wrap and let stand one hour. In a large bowl, combine margarine, butter and sugars. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking soda and cinnamon. Add flour mixture to margarine mixture; mix until well blended. Stir in raisin mixture, oats and pecans. Dough will be stiff. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 1,109
Calories from Fat: 386

This The Best Oatmeal Cookies recipe is from the 101 Cupcake, Cookie & Brownie Recipes Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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