Here is today's recipe:
Dad's Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (Source: My Dad!)
2 cup of all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
1 cup butter, at room temperature
1 cup sugar
1 cup of brown sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 large eggs
3 cups oats (anything but instant oats)
1 1/2 cups of raisins
Preheat oven to 350F
In a small bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon and set aside.
In a large bowl, cream butter. Add in eggs, sugar, brown sugar and vanilla - mixing on low. Increase speed to high and beat until fluffy and the colour lightens.
Stir the flour mixture into the creamed mixture until no flour is visible. Do not overmix - over mixing develops the gluten, making a tough cookie. Now add the oats and raisins; stir to incorporate.
Fill cookie scoop with dough - about two tablespoons.
Drop 2-inches apart onto baking sheet sprayed with nonstick spray.
Bake 11-13 minutes (on center rack), until golden, but still moist beneath cracks on top.
Remove from oven; let cookies sit on baking sheet for 2 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool.
Mu husband has delcared these his absolute favourite cookie. Of course, I felt they needed a little chocolate, but then again, I am happy to add chocolate to almost any baking (like bacon, it just makes things better!). These cookies did not last long in our house at all...a new cookie monster has popped up and ate them all up!
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These look like scrumptious cookies!ReplyDelete
Those look so good!ReplyDelete
Yummy cookies! I love the family favorites!ReplyDelete
Those look fantastic! Following through the Moms Monday Mingle. I host a Cookie Recipe Blog Hop on Tueadays and would love to have you link up tomorrow!! Thisi recipe would be perfect :) You can find the link this afternoon at http://thecookieadaychallenge.com hope you will join us!ReplyDelete
I know my family would love these. They look yummy. New follower from @ Home Take 2 blog hop.ReplyDelete
Oatmeal cookies never fail to brighten up my day :). I love them! Yup, I would add some chocolate too :). Looking at that picture makes me drool, I swear!ReplyDelete
Oh I seriously shouldn't be reading this at midnight when I'm trying to only eat whole foods. Hey there's raisins in there. Surely that counts for something!ReplyDelete
Wow.. sounds yummy..:) I have been searching for way to transform my oat meals.. Got it!ReplyDelete
I have always...ALWAYS loved cookies with raisins! Yum!ReplyDelete