Saturday, December 12, 2009

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Momma wants some oatmeal raisin cookies and a big glass of milk so out to the store went my dear husband for raisins and I whipped up a batch of this delicious cookies to satisfy my craving. Thanks honey, you won't regret the trip!!

  • 1/2 butter
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup quick cooking oats
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F. Spray a large cookie sheet with non-stick spray.
  2. In a large bowl, with a mixer set on low speed, beat the butter and brown sugar until blended. Add egg whites, egg, and vanilla; beat until smooth.
  3. With spatula, stir in flour, oats, raisins, baking powder, and salt until combined.
  4. Drop dough by heaping tablespoons, about 2 inches apart, on cookie sheet. Flatten dough into 3-inch circles. Bake cookies 16-18 minutes or until golden brown. With a pancake turner, remove cookies to wire racks to cool for 15 minutes. Makes about 32-35 small cookies.

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