Tuesday, November 8, 2011

What's For Dessert: Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies


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At the end of a stressful day, nothing beats a warm cookie (or two, or three) and a glass of cold milk.  These soft and chewy oatmeal cookies are packed with raisins and chocolate chips, and are sure to warm your heart, and put a smile on your face.



Ingredients:

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 cups oats
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup bitter-sweet chocolate chips


Steps:

Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Cream together the softened butter, the white sugar, and the brown sugar.


Add the eggs one at a time.



Add the vanilla.

Add the flour 1/2 cup at a time.

Add the cinnamon, nutmeg, and baking soda.


Add the oats 1/2 cup at a time.

Add the raisins and the chocolate chips.


Drop teaspoon fulls of cookie batter onto an un-greased cookie sheet.  

Make sure that the cookies are spaced at least an inch apart.

Bake in pre-heated oven for 10 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown.

Allow cookies to cool for a minute or two before removing them from the cookie sheet and transferring them to a plate or cooling rack.

Devour right on the spot, or store in an airtight container.

Enjoy!
    ~ Chef Meg

3 comments:

Dzoli said...

Healthy and still very yummy version of teh classic cookie;)

Tina said...

Love that these have both the chocolate chips and raisins in them. They look so big and toasty-irresistable. I could easily eat a number of these. Delicious.

Lilly said...

Ohhh i haven't made thise for quite some time. Yours look fantastic! Thanks for the reminder.

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