If your headed out to visit family tomorrow, no one will turn down a tin of these delicious cookies, you can use chocolate chips or dried cranberries instead of raisins.
John also claims Santa will never turn a warm oatmeal cookie down.
Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies – 2 dozen
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted
1 1/3 cups light brown sugar, packed
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 cups rolled oats
1 1/2 cups raisins
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheet with silpat.
In a large bowl, whisk the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, oats and raisins together. In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the butter, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla until smooth. Add the dry mixture to the mixer, beat until combined.
Chill the dough for 20 minutes in the fridge. Scoop the cookies onto the prepared baking sheet. The cookies should an inch apart on your baking sheet. Bake them for 10 to 12 minutes, taking them out when golden at the edges but still a little undercooked-looking on top. Let them sit for five minutes before transferring them to a rack to cool.
Enjoy warm or at room temperature with a tall glass of chilled milk.