Easy Oatmeal Cookies


This is an easy oatmeal cookie recipe made with pantry ingredients and spice-shelf staples for a great variation on an old favorite.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 dozen


  • 1 cup raisins

  • ½ cup hot water

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 2 cups quick cooking oats

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

  • 2 eggs

  • ¾ cup vegetable oil

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Soak raisins in hot water; set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, sift flour with soda, salt, and spices. Blend in rolled oats, sugar, and nuts.

  3. In a separate bowl, beat eggs with a fork and add oil, vanilla, raisins, and water mixture; pour into flour mixture, stirring until well mixed. Drop by rounded spoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.

  4. Bake for 10 to 13 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the edges are golden.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

100 Calories
5g Fat
13g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 48
Calories 100
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 80mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 11mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 55mg 1%

* 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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