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Classic oatmeal raisin cookies make tasty after-school snacks or lunchbox treats.



Original recipe yields 48 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

  • In large bowl, beat butter and sugars on medium speed of electric mixer until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.

  • Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well.

  • Add oats and raisins; mix well.

  • Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.

  • Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown.

  • Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store tightly covered.

Serving Tips:

Bar Cookies: Press dough onto bottom of ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars. Store tightly covered. 24 BARS.


Substitute 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips or candy-coated chocolate pieces for raisins; omit cinnamon. Substitute 1 cup diced dried mixed fruit. HIGH ALTITUDE ADJUSTMENT: Increase flour to 1-3/4 cups and bake as directed.

Nutrition Facts

96 calories; protein 1.5g; carbohydrates 14.3g; fat 4g; cholesterol 16.7mg; sodium 78.8mg. Full Nutrition