Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Deelish Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

Hello lovelies!
In an effort to adopt a healthier whole foods diet, I have been eating whole oat oatmeal for breakfast.
Over the weekend, I decided to try out the vanishing Oatmeal Cookie recipe on my oatmeal box.
My family LOVES cookies and I thought this would be a great way to have a "healthy treat"!
This is the recipe I used and I they turned out perfect!

Recipe

Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Ingredients
  • 1/2  cup (1 stick) plus 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3/4  cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2  cup granulated sugar
  • 2  eggs
  • 1  teaspoon vanilla
  • 1-1/2  cups all-purpose flour
  • 1  teaspoon baking soda
  • 1  teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2  teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 3  cups Quaker® Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
  • 1  cup raisins

Preparation

Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat butter and sugars on medium speed of electric mixer until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well. Add oats and raisins; mix well.
Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store tightly covered.
  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time Time: 08 min

Variations

Bar Cookies: Press dough onto bottom of ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars. Store tightly covered. 24 BARS. VARIATIONS: Stir in 1 cup chopped nuts. Substitute 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips or candy-coated chocolate pieces for raisins; omit cinnamon. Substitute 1 cup diced dried mixed fruit. HIGH ALTITUDE ADJUSTMENT: Increase flour to 1-3/4 cups and bake as directed.

Yield

4 DOZEN

Even my pickiest eaters loved these cookies! 
This recipe makes alot, in two days these cookies had "vanished".
As I transform my cabinets I hope to use whole wheat flour in the next batch.

Thank you for stopping by!
xo
Olivia
 

2 comments:

  1. When I was eating sugar (I gave it up in July last year) these were my very favorite cookies....trouble was I could eat a whole batch by myself...yeah...NOT good! xo Diana

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  2. Yummy! Oatmeal raisin cookies are my favorite.

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