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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies



Prep time: 15 mins

Bake time: 15 mins

Makes about 36 cookies


Ingredients:


2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

1 1/2 cups butter

2 cups brown sugar

2 large eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

3 cups instant oats

1 1/2 cup raisins


Method:

1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

2. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.

3. In a bowl, measure out the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

4. In another bowl (one large enough to do all the mixing with a hand mixer or your stand mixer’s bowl) cream the butter and brown sugar on high until light and fluffy, takes about 3-5 mins.

5. On medium speed, mix in the vanilla and eggs.

6. In 4-5 batches, add in the flour to the mixture, mixing on low speed. Using a spatula, mix in the oats and raisins.

7. Using a 1 tablespoon measuring spoon or a cookie scoop, portion out the cookies on the sheet for baking. I usually overfill the measuring spoon. I don’t have a cookie scoop so use a teaspoon to guide the dough out. Make sure the dough balls are 2 inches apart on the baking tray.

8. Bake one tray at a time for 12 minutes. When the first tray is done, start baking the second tray.

9. Let the cookies cool on the baking tray for 5 minutes then move to a cooling rack.

10. Wait a few more minutes for your baking tray to completely cool, then scoop more dough for your next baking round. Enjoy!

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