Grandma's Oatmeal Cookies

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Nobody makes oatmeal cookies better than Grandma! These are flavorful and spicy.

1
Servings:
24
Yield:
4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup raisins

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 2 cups quick cooking oats

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine raisins and enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, and remove from heat. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a cookie sheet. Drain plumped raisins, reserve 6 tablespoons of the liquid.

  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Gradually add eggs, vanilla, and the 6 tablespoons water from the raisin pan; mix until light and fluffy. Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg; stir into the creamed mixture. Finally, stir in the oats and raisins; mixing until just combined. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheet. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, edges should be golden brown.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

189 Calories
9g Fat
26g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 189
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 163mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 14mg 1%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 90mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.