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Best Ever Oatmeal Raisin Cookies With Quick Oats!

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Full of sweet brown sugar and cinnamon with hints of fruit throughout, these quick oat, oatmeal raisin cookies are a classic for lovers of this old-time favorite cookie!

Close up of oatmeal raisin cookies stacked upon each other.

This is the recipe you’ve all been waiting for! These are the Best Ever Oatmeal Raisin Cookies With Quick Oats, and they will rock your world. 

Easy to make and full of delicious traditional flavors, these oatmeal raisin cookies will quickly become a favorite for you and your family. Reminiscent of childhood and schoolyard treats this old-fashioned style recipe is sure to bring you back to simpler times and a love for all things nostalgic! With this recipe, you can share a traditional treat with your friends and family and bond over fond memories!

Why You’ll Love These Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

  • They’re easy and quick to make
  • They are healthy and oats are a good source of fiber
  • They’re a delightful take on the classic cookies that you and your family will enjoy

Equipment You Will Need

  • A large baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • A small bowl
  • A large mixing bowl
  • A hand or stand mixer
  • A whisk attachment for your mixer
  • A paddle attachment for your mixer
  • A cookie scoop, ice cream scoop, or a tablespoon
Old Fashioned oatmeal raisin cookies on a cooling rack.

Ingredients For Your Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

  • Raisins
  • Granulated & Brown Sugar
  • Butter
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla
  • Baking Soda
  • Corn Starch
  • Cinnamon
  • Salt
  • Flour
  • Quick Oats

How To Make Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350°. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set it aside.
  2. Soak raisins in a bowl of water.
  3. In a large mixing bowl using a whisk attachment add softened butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar. Mix until light and fluffy.
  4. Add eggs and vanilla and mix well.
  5. Next, add baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and corn starch. Mix until well blended.
  6. Switch to a paddle attachment and slowly add in flour. When flour is mixed in well add in quick oats and mix until well combined.
  7. Drain raisins well and add them to the dough. Mix just until the raisins are well incorporated.
  8. Using a 1½ inch cookie scoop, and scoop the cookie dough onto the lined baking sheet.
  9. Bake cookies for 8-10 mins. until slightly golden around the edges. Remove the cookies from the oven and let them cool completely before eating.

What to Serve/Pair with Your Old Fashioned Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Some great things to pair with your Old fashioned oatmeal raisin cookies is a classic glass of milk or a dairy-free milk substitute! You could also enjoy fresh fruits or vanilla ice cream to pair with this buttery and cinnamon-filled treat.

Close up of an oatmeal raisin cookie with a bite taken out of it.

Popular Substitutions & Additions

  • Substitutions – Make it vegan! If you or those you’re serving have dietary restrictions then you can absolutely replace the eggs with a vegan substitute either from the store or you can replace the eggs with ¼ cup of unsweetened applesauce or pureed banana in place of one egg. You could also replace the butter with a dairy free, vegan substitute such as I Can’t Believe It’s Vegan!
  • Additions – Add some frosting! If you know those classic frosted oatmeal cookies, you can add that to this recipe and have your own homemade version. Use any type of store-bought vanilla icing if you’d like or you can make it yourself with a recipe of your choosing. You can even use royal icing which is fairly easy to make.
  • Additions – make it chocolate-y! If you love chocolate in your cookies but want to mix it up with these oatmeal raisin cookies then you can still add that flavor in! You can add chocolate chips to your cookie dough or you can add in some cocoa powder, which will give you a nice deep chocolate flavor along with the cinnamon and fruit present in this recipe.

Best Way To Store Oatmeal Raisin Cookie leftovers

The best way to store leftovers for this recipe is to store them in the refrigerator or at room temperature in an airtight container.

How Long Will Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Last In the Fridge?

These oatmeal raisin cookies will last up to one week in the fridge, or a few days at room temperature.

Can I Freeze Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

You may not want to freeze the baked cookies, but you can definitely store and freeze your cookie dough! Freezing cookie dough is a great way to be ahead of the game for last minute parties or school breaks. Just pull out the dough and you’ve got a delicious cookie treat in no time!

Two soft and chewy oatmeal cookies on a white plate.

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies FAQs

Can I make these cookies gluten-free?

Yes, you can make these cookies gluten-free by making small substitutions. Instead of using all-purpose flour, you can use a gluten-free flour substitute. You can also make sure you are using gluten-free cornstarch, which most of it is, and that you are using gluten-free quick oats !

Do I have to use raisins?

No! While this is an old fashioned oatmeal raisin cookies recipe you can get as adventurous as you want to and any other fruit of your choosing. Freeze dried blueberries, diced and dried apricots or peaches would all be good substitutes that will keep the fruity sweetness but offer different flavors than the raisins.

Will this recipe be enough to feed 4 people?

Yes, this recipe can make up to 12 cookies in a large batch which will be plenty to feed a family of four and have enough for everyone to have seconds! Just be sure to portion out your cookies accordingly and you can make smaller cookies if you would like to portion them out further for your guests.

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Shanna Allen
Full of sweet brown sugar and cinnamon with hints of fruit throughout, these quick oat, oatmeal raisin cookies are a classic for lovers of this old-time favorite cookie!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 23 mins
Course cookies
Cuisine American
Servings 18

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Raisins
  • ¾ cup Brown sugar
  • ¼ cup Granulated Sugar
  • ¾ cup Butter (softened)
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 3 tsp Corn starch
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • cup Flour
  • cup Quick Oats

Instructions
 

  • Pre-heat oven to 350°. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set it aside.
  • Soak raisins in a bowl of water.
  • In a large mixing bowl using a whisk attachment add softened butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar. Mix until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs and vanilla and mix well.
  • Next, add baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and corn starch. Mix until well blended.
  • Switch to a paddle attachment and slowly add in flour. When flour is mixed in well add in quick oats and mix until well combined.
  • Drain raisins well and add them to the dough. Mix just until the raisins are well incorporated.
  • Using a 1½ inch cookie scoop, and scoop the cookie dough onto the lined baking sheet.
  • Bake cookies for 8-10 mins. until slightly golden around the edges. Remove the cookies from the oven and let them cool completely before eating.
Keyword Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, Old Fashioned Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
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