Gluten-Free Raisin Oatmeal Cookies


Created for a friend, a crispy cookie full of flavor that satisfies both gluten-free and non-gluten-free friends/family. Enjoy!

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
18 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 53 mins
3 dozen


  • 1 cup pecan halves or pieces

  • 1 ⅓ cups light brown sugar

  • ½ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature

  • ½ cup shortening

  • 2 eggs, at room temperature

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1 ½ cups gluten-free all-purpose baking flour

  • 1 (.25 ounce) package unflavored gelatin

  • 2 teaspoons unflavored gelatin

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger

  • 3 cups gluten-free oats

  • 1 cup raisins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.

  2. Toast pecans in the preheated oven until fragrant, about 5 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes. Chop coarsely.

  3. Combine brown sugar, butter, and shortening in a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment; beat until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time. Beat in vanilla extract.

  4. Sift gluten-free flour, 1 packet plus 2 teaspoons gelatin, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and ginger together in a bowl. Mix into the brown sugar mixture on low speed. Mix pecans, oats, and raisins into the dough.

  5. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.

  6. Drop spoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto the prepared baking sheets.

  7. Bake in the the preheated oven until edges are golden, about 13 minutes. Cool on the baking sheets for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

162 Calories
9g Fat
20g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 162
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 92mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 45mg 3%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 83mg 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.

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