Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Oats- 3 cups
Flour- 1 1/3 cup
Salt- 1/4 tsp
Cinnamon- 1 tsp
Baking Soda- 3/4 tsp
Butter- 1/2 cup plus 6 tbsp/ 1 cup :-)
Brown sugar(packed)- 2/3 cup
Granulated white sugar- 1/3 cup
Pure Vanilla extract- 1 tsp
Raisins- 1 cup
Walnuts chopped (optional)- 2/3 cup
1.Preheat the oven at 350 degree F.Whisk together Oats, flour,cinnamon and baking soda in a large mixing bowl.
2.Beat the butter (at room temp) and sugar welluntil it is soft.
3.Add the eggs and mix well, followed by vanilla extract. Beat well to mix in everything.
4.Fold in the wet mixture into the dry one, alternating with raisins and walnuts (if adding any) and spoon onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
5.Bake for 8-10 minutes or until the sides and bottom starts turning slight brown, and the top still looks like it is not done.
6.Cool on a wire rack, completely, before transferring to an airtight container.
1.Adapted from various internet recipes.
2.These are just perfect,crunchy on outside and chewy inside and yumm.
3.I have tried them with just brown sugar and with a combination of both brown and white. Both works fine.
4.Also have tried with 1 3/4 sticks of butter and 1 cup (2 sticks) of butter.It sure is better when you use 1 cup :-)
5.If you keep the dough in the refrigerator for some time, you will get thicker cookies. As any other cookie dough, this also spreads out a bit if the dough is not cold. (when I took this picture, I didn't have the patience to wait !)