Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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based on 13 ratings

A lovely old-fashioned oatmeal raisin cookie, just like grandmother used to make!

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019


  • Rolled oats icon
    Rolled oats
    275g (about 1¾ cups)
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    160g (about 1¼ cups)
  • Wheat germ icon
    Wheat germ
    50g (about 5¾ tbsp)
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda
    ¾ tsp
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    1 tsp
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    ¾ tsp
  • Salt icon
    ¼ tsp
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    225g (about 1 cup)
  • Light brown sugar icon
    Light brown sugar
    170g (about ¾ cup)
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    180g (about 1 cup)
  • Egg icon
    2 (100g)
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    1 tsp
  • Raisins icon
    220g (about 1¼ cups)


  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Stand mixer bowl

Step preview

  1. Line 2 clean baking sheets with parchment paper
  2. Add rolled oats, all purpose flour, wheat germ, baking soda, baking powder, ground cinnamon and salt to a clean large mixing bowl
  3. Whisk briefly until blended
  4. Add unsalted butter, light brown sugar and granulated sugar to a clean stand mixer bowl
  5. Cream together
  6. Add egg to the dough one by one while mixing
  7. Add vanilla extract to the dough
  8. Mix until combined
  9. Transfer dry ingredients to dough
  10. Mix gently until just combined
  11. Add raisins to a clean small bowl
  12. Transfer raisins to dough
  13. Mix until mixture comes together
  14. Chill in fridge - 20 min
  15. Pre-heat oven - 175°C
  16. Scoop dough onto 2 baking sheets
  17. Press lightly
  18. Bake until browned at edges - 12 min, 175°C
  19. Let cool - approx 5 min
  20. Transfer onto cooling rack
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