Oatmeal Cookies

Level:
Easy
Ingredients
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup uncooked rolled oats
  • 1 cup raisins, soaked for 10 minutes in hot water and drained
Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, cream together the brown sugar and butter. Mix in the egg, vanilla and milk. Stir in the flour, baking powder and soda and salt until well combined. Stir in the oats and the raisins. Grease a cookie sheet and drop batter using a spoon. Bake for 8 - 10 minutes or until golden brown.


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awesome easy recipe great taste will definitely make again and again item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very bland cookie. Cake like cookie. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very easy to make! I didn't have rolled oats so I used quick oats and they turned out great. item not reviewed by moderator and published
perfect go-to cookie recipe, i made them for the first time today and loved them. But i had to make two batches because in the first batch and maybe i over mixed this or something but all the liquid sank to the bottom of the mixing bowl and the drained batter raised to the top, It was gross but i wanted to try another batch and it came out great., The cookies are so chewy and simple, they tasted nice and homemade. They are great snacks to chew on. They could also be eaten for breakfast. You could give it a boost of flavor with cinnamon. I think they are great. I only had dark brown but i split that with organic sugar and they came out beautiful. item not reviewed by moderator and published
the perfect oatmeal cookie! chewy - simple - so, so good. I add coconut, walnuts and butterscotch - I also use wheat from my wheat grinder and gives a nutty, wholesome taste and texture. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I think its good, it doesnt make my head fall over heals, but it has good taste, and it was just what i was wanting to cook. Not too sweet not too simple. Its good! I would rate it as 4.5 it just missing a kick. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Great tasting and easy to make. I added white chips and pecans to my second batch.. AMAZING!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very easy! Very tasty. I recommend this recipe to any one who wants good simple cookies. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I used other reviewer's suggestions, added another tablespoon of milk, 1/4 c. of oats and less salt. I also added a big handful of chocolate chips. Baked 12 minutes at 325 convection. Quick, easy, delicious. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I just added 1/4 cup of white sugar and a 1/2 tsp of cinnamon and allspice. Turned out PERFECT. made about 2 dozen cookies item not reviewed by moderator and published
anybody know how much this yields? item not reviewed by moderator and published
these cookies were great with a few minor adjustments: more vanilla cinnamon more flour whipping cream instead of milk LOVED THEM item not reviewed by moderator and published
I followed this recipe to the letter and they were th worse cookies I have EVER!!! made and I have been making cookies for 20 year. The only reason I went looking for a new recipe is: I lost my old recipe. These cookies turn out dry and DID NOT flatten out like cookies. They stayed in the spoon shape as I placed them. after making the first few cookies I added a little more butter to the mix and flattened them out on the sheet before baking. Still they wer a big disapointment!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made the following modifications based on other reviews: few more Tbsp. flour and oats, another 1/2 tsp vanilla, decreased oven temp and time in oven. They didn't stay together well and were super thin and crunchy after only 7 minutes! After all the tweaking that has to be done to this recipe, there must be a way to get a better cookie. These taste great but I wouldn't serve them to company. I recommend trying a different recipe. I won't use this one again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I like chewy cookies, so I added 1 1/2 cups of white sugar, 1 1/2 cup of oats and another 1/2 cup of light brown sugar. I baked em for like 12-15 minutes and they were frickin awesome. And then i made a giant cookie with a pizza pan, yeah...beat that, UH! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I loved these cookies, though I did add another 1/4 cup of white sugar and some cinnamon as well. Plus I doubled the vanilla, as I do for every recipe I bake! They were chewy, buttery and fantastic! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe was easy to follow and the cookies were delicious. I did tweek the recipe slightly. I added 1 tsp of cinnamon and used 2tb heavy whipping cream in place of the milk. Cook slightly underdone to ensure soft chewy cookies. My kids ate it up!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
It was delicious, just fantastic, not too salty or too much butter I just added a little almond extract, but even without that, it was a GREAT cookie. the previous reviews made me feel discouraged from eating it, but my family loved it and so did I. I strongly recommend this recipe. item not reviewed by moderator and published
i am a young cook and i love cooking cookies for my family i made these exspecting a bad cookie because i read bad reviews... overall i think these cookies are preety good. i only put a little bit of dough on the sheet and it expanded so much! i did change it a little bit i put in a half cup butter and half cup shortining. i also used blueberry's instead of raisen's (my dad n sister dont like raisen's also) they were moist and chewy i would make them again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
The best cookiea that I ever made, chewy and just perfect!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I wanted to try something new for an oatmeal cookie recipe but this is just not a good one. It was way to salty and buttery for my taste. I really dont recommend this recipe for anyone item not reviewed by moderator and published
so this is one of the best oatmeal cookies i have ever had. its sooooooo good!!! i ALWAYS use this recipe now! its very easy and very very very delicious! i hate raisins so i just make oatmeal cookies!!! if your looking for easy but delicious oatmeal cookies... I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS RECIPE!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Others stated that this recipe is good, but don't believe them -- they either seriously modified the recipe or don't know how a good cookie tastes. Too bad 'no stars' is not an option. I was looking for a good oatmeal cookie recipe, and this one had 4/5 stars (pretty good since it had 59 ratings, at the time) plus an "easy" cooking level... boy does it suck! It smelled delicious, but was DRY and TASTELESS. I wanted to split the recipe into two batches because my daughter doesn't like raisins too much, but without them the cookie tasted like a lump of wheat flour. I wanted a smoother cookie, so I blended the quick-oats a little (quick vs. regular? didn't know so I just picked one). First batch had no raisins, so we tasted it before making the rest. Yuck! It was a thick and dry cookie with no flavor, unless you consider 'a mostly wheat-flour taste' as a flavor. To the rest (about half the batter) I added about 3Tbs white sugar, about 6oz sweetened applesauce, several spinkles of cinnamon, and a pinch of salt, then the raisins. This made the batter much thinnner, resulting in a cookie with a much different texture. I didn't really like the new texture, but it tastes much better (still not the tasty cookie I was looking for). Most of this 'better taste' was in the raisins, not in the modified batter. *sigh* Oh well. I guess I have to keep looking for a good oatmeal cookie recipe. With the trouble I went through just to end up with a crappy cookie, I may as well forget it and buy oatmeal cookies at the grocery store bakery. I know, I know. Homemade cookies are more special and mich more fun... but that is only when the cookie tastes good. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Maybe they'd be better with shortening than butter, the taste of the oatmeal nor raisins really come through. Just not very good cookies. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Despite some of the negative reviews, I decided to try this recipe. It was the most user and ingredient friendly of those I found on the site. They are so easy and taste wonderful. I added some pecans to make one cup with the raisins because I had only three of the individual little boxes which was about 3/4 cup. I made no other additions. Oh yes, I forgot that I did not have rolled oats and used quick cooking instead. They were in the words of Goldilocks, "just right." Not too sweet, just sweet enough. And, they truly are super easy to make. I did everything by hand and was done very quickly. Good choice to make with little ones assisting. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made these cookies for my son's 7th birthday party with family, but I made them with the suggest changes. I add 1/4 c. of sugar, add a couple of tablespoons extra of flour and oats, and decreased salt. The family LOVED THEM! and asked for recipe. Next time I think I would decrease sugar. They were a little sweet for me. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe is the greatest. It's fast, easy and they come out wonderful. My son asks for them on a regular basis. The soaking of the raisins really adds something to it. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I love oatmeal cookies they are my favorite. I was disappointed after making these, it was super easy. I added a little bit of chocolate chips to mine. I felt it had too much oatmeal and the overal flavor of the cooking was boring. There is something missing, I think it needed granulated sugar. item not reviewed by moderator and published
they turned out ilittle thick and dry. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are very easy to make, but lack in any kind of flavor. I'll find another recipe from now on. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I use this website for recipes all the time and have never had a problem. I followed this simple recipe and the cookies came out terrible. They spread out and became very thin and rubbery. I'm not sure what why this happened, but I wouldn't make these using this recipe again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
tweak this just a bit.. i added a bit more oats and more rasins..eased up on the salt a bit and added about a quarter cup white sugar..they cooked up very nice and tasted great..i had a hard time cooking them fast enough to keep up with the boys!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I've tried several recipes for oatmeal raisin cookies and this is the best one. My family loves them. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These cookies were light and tender. The secret of soaking the raisens makes them more special. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I do alot of baking, and never had a good oatmeal cookie recipe, i have made these time n time again...LOVE them! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe is minimal,quick and yummy! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Pretty good, very simple to make. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are the worst oatmeal cookies I have ever eaten. This recipe should be taken off this site! item not reviewed by moderator and published
THese cookies are not tasy at all and my dog didnt even want to eat them! I would try another recipe. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I added cranberries and white chocolate chips. The cookies were easy and really great! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe is very bland. The cookies lack flavor and are dry. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Easy and delish item not reviewed by moderator and published
THIS IS A VERY LIGHT COOKIE,IT'SREALLY GOOD. I THINK IT MIGHT BE EVEN BETTER IF YOU ADD JUST A LITTLE MORE RAISINS. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Easy recipe, makes really moist cookies and are great with chocolate chips. item not reviewed by moderator and published
It's an extremely easy recipe. I made some cookies today and my mom likes them. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This receipe is really overrated. I bake cookies every week for our family and these were not so well received. Frankly, they were rather lousy. Not much oatmeal and they come out cakey and a little dry. The only good thing that came out of the recipe was soaking the raisins ahead-that was a good idea as the raisins came out really moist (the best part of the cookie). If you are looking for that true oatmeal raisin cookie taste look elsewhere. That is, unfortunately, what I will be doing. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Definitely not enough oats for an oatmeal cookie. One tasty variation though is skip the raisins, replace with a bag of caramel filled chocolate chips. item not reviewed by moderator and published
very easy and fun item not reviewed by moderator and published
awsome item not reviewed by moderator and published
Less flavor than I expected but good and healthy. Everyone else loved them!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These cookies are quite good. This recipe is a basic oatmeal cookie recipe, which makes it quite versatile. I added a little spice to half of the batch (cinnamon and nutmeg), which added a little kick. Overall, a very easy recipe with a lot of options. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have never made cookies myself. this it the first time. it turned out to be so easy and delicious!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
To be such an easy recipe, these cookies turn out great. I only had 1/2 cup of raisins on hand, and they still turned out well. I also added a dash of cinnamon and nutmeg. This is definitely a keeper! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Not quiet as moist as my husband likes his cookies but will try it again and at alittle of my own to it..Basic recipe was good but just a tad dry... item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is even a better recipe for oatmeal cookies than the one on the oatmeal container! I add a scant 1/4 cup of milk, though, and this makes a better consistancy. The KEY is to use FRESH flour and baking powder/soda. Also, I bake for about 13+ minutes (for larger cookies.) I use chocolate chips instead of raisins...delicious. item not reviewed by moderator and published
very good and simple item not reviewed by moderator and published
Super easy, didn't grease the pan, stayed soft and chewy, simply delicious item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have made this recipe so many times that I have it memorized. I usually substitute chocolate chips instead of raisins. I have also experimented with a lower fat version by eliminating half the butter and the cookies are still amazing. This is the best oatmeal cookie recipe I have ever baked and it couldn't be more simple because of the short ingredient list. In fact, I have to go bake a batch right now. I'll be done by the time you finish reading this review. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Instead of all the sugar I used Organic sugar in place of the white sugar no brown sugar and added a 1/4 cup of mini carob chips. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These cookies were okay. They weren't as chewy as I wanted, they tasted good, but not something I would make again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were AWESOME cookies. I HATE raisins and made these for a friend and they came out fantastic. I also soaked my rasins in hot water and OJ. Don't know if it helped ort not, but these cookies are out of sight. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Made these cookies today. I halved the amt of sugar and only used 3/4 of the butter, instead of the whole stick, and IT STILL CAME OUT GREAT! I can't imagine how much more better it'd taste if I put the correct amount of butter and sugar. The cookies come out crispy on the outside and soft on the inside! Tastes delicious, and it's healthy with the oats and raisins and whatnot. I even decided to make a second batch two hours later, since it was so good! NOTE: The cook time is shorter than stated, I think I probably baked mine for about 15-18 minutes. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I am not much of a cook so when I made these cookies my wife and daugter could not believe tha t I had made them. they were miost sweet and delicious item not reviewed by moderator and published
very good cookie item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were super easy to make. I let the mixer do all the work! I cut back on the raisins and added an extra 1/4 cup of oats. Didn't grease the pan, as the cookies have enough butter that they did not stick. I'll make these again, and maybe next time add a pinch of cinnamon. item not reviewed by moderator and published
these cookies were easy to make, but the overall flavor was blan and the batter was runny. very disapointing. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I love this recipe! It's very simple to put together, and the cookies come out soft and chewy and just perfect! I've been searching for a great oatmeal cookie recipe for ages and I can't tell you how pleased I am with this one! Every other recipe I've tried the cookies come out crispy. I did omit the raisins, and I did NOT grease the cookie sheet. A friend gave me a few tips a couple years ago on making chewy cookies vs. crispy cookies. I don't remember many of the tips but I do remember this one: if you want crispy cookies, grease the cookie sheet; if you want soft chewy cookies then don't grease the sheet. :) item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe is so easy I make it every week. The best oatmeal cookies ever. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I was looking for an oatmeal cookie recipe that was quick, easy and still tasted awesome. This receipe worked great. I like chunky loaded chewy cookies so I added a little more oatmeal, chopped pecans, chocolate chips and dried cranberries. Also a pinch of cinnamon and nutmeg. Mine obviously needed longer cooking time...in the end they turned out very tasty and cookies were disappearing before they were even cooled. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Easy, quick recipe. I use whole wheat flour, don't take the time to soak raisins and add 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and they're great! item not reviewed by moderator and published
these are quick, easy, and delicious. i added chocolate chips istead of the raisins. it's a great base to add whatever you like. i've already made them twice this week for my husband. he can't get enough. item not reviewed by moderator and published
great and easy item not reviewed by moderator and published
Easy and great taste item not reviewed by moderator and published
I make these all the time and they are the VERY BEST!!!! Comes out perfect every time!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is a great cookie to whip up in a pinch. People love it. Quick and easy fun. item not reviewed by moderator and published
great quick recipe - I added dried cherries, peacons and chocolate chips item not reviewed by moderator and published
Easy to prepare no time at all just lacks a little Oatmeal flavor... item not reviewed by moderator and published
its great when you never baked before and have these great recipes item not reviewed by moderator and published

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