Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Best Ever! Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

If you love oatmeal cookies here is a great new recipe to try and if oatmeal cookies aren't your thing -- you still need to try. You will be surprised, these are the best Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Ever!

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup margarine
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 - 1 1/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup oats
3/4 cup raisins
3/4 cup pecans
**for rolling** 1/4 cup white sugar and 1/2 cup chopped (tiny) pecans

Cream sugar, butter, egg and vanilla. Add dry ingredients mic thoroughly. Add raisins and pecans. Chill 1 hour in the fridge.
Roll into medium size balls and toss with sugar and pecans. Cook at 350 degrees for 12 minutes. Enjoy warm with a glass of cold milk.

Each batch will make about 3 dozen cookies, so take a plate to your friends and neighbors.


Ella said...

Those where very good! I'm glad you posted the recipe!And Tom looks so grown up in that picture.

babies said...

it seems just everybody is baking today! all the aromas are mixing in one rich yummy festival of smell.

Anonymous said...

You've inspired me...and I haven't baked in 6+ months. Cooking,yes...but

So I'm going to try these tomorrow.
Thanks for the recipe.

Fahrenheit 350° said...

That almost looks like a little black poodle behind Tommy! This sounds like a great cookie recipe - I'll have to backlog it.

Sarah said...

my favorite cookies of all!
Vintage Lily

Liz said...


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