Friday, March 13, 2009

Best Oatmeal Cookies

Best Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients
3 eggs, well beaten
1 cup raisins
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
2 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 cups oatmeal
3/4 cup chopped pecans

Directions
1 This is a very important first step that makes the cookie: combine eggs, raisins and vanilla and let stand for one hour.
2 Cream together butter and sugars.
3 Add flour, salt, cinnamon and soda and mix well.
4 Blend in egg-raisin mixture, oatmeal, and chopped nuts.
5 Dough will be stiff.
6 Drop by heaping teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet, or roll into balls and flatten slightly.
7 Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.

This was found on recipezaar and it is going to be the one I always turn to for Oatmeal cookies :)

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2 comments:

Snow White said...

that recipe looks really good. why is it so key to soak the raisins with egg and vanilla before making the cookies? I've never seen that before....

Snow White said...

cool - I'll have to try it :)