Friday, June 12, 2009

Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

This recipe came on the back of the Quaker Oats container, so I figured it must be pretty good. :) I compared the ingredients with this recipe and after finding that there were significant differences, I decided this was worth a try. They turned out great--especially when I let them rest on the cookie sheet to set up.

1 cup (2 sticks) margarine or butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 cup flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
3 cups oats (quick or old fashioned)
1 cup raisins

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Beat together margarine and sugars until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.
Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in a separate bowl with a wisk. Add to creamed mixture.
Stir in oats and raisins; mix well.
Drop by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown (center will not looked cooked)
Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack to cool.

Yields: 4 dozen

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