Happy National Cookie Day!
There is nothing more comforting than a fresh batch of cookies in the cookie jar. This simple Oatmeal Raisin Cookie recipe, brings back all the feelings of childhood. The flavor, the texture and the faint scent of cinnamon.
1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup (2 sticks) softened butter
2 teaspoons water
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups uncooked quick-cooking oats
1 cup raisins
Heat oven to 350°F.
Combine brown sugar and butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Incorporate eggs, water and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add all remaining ingredients except oats and raisins; blend with hand mixer at low speed until completely mixed. Fold in oats and raisins.
Form tablespoon-sized rounded balls and place 2 inches apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 9-11 minutes or until lightly browned. Let stand 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely and store in air tight container.
Have a sweet tooth?
I’m a dessert lover myself. Here are a couple other dessert recipes from my blog I recommend: