Crispy on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside....the BEST Oatmeal Raisin Cookie recipe and the only one you'll ever need.
Course: cookies, Dessert
Keyword: oatmeal raisin cookies
1cupunsalted butterat room temperature
1cuplight brown sugarlightly packed
2large eggsat room temperature
2 1/2teaspoonspure vanilla extract
1 1/2cupsall purpose flour
2 1/2cupsold fashion oatmealrolled oats
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line two baking sheets with parchment.
In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat the butter until light and fluffy. Add the brown sugar and granulated sugar, continue beating until fluffy.
Turn the mixer to low and stir in the eggs, one at a time, until incorporated thoroughly. Add the vanilla and stir.
In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the mixer bowl and stir to combine. Stir in the oats and raisins.
Using an ice cream scoop or tablespoon, place 2 inch mounds of dough on the prepared baking sheets leaving a couple inches in between because they will spread. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 15 - 17 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for a couple minutes on the baking sheet and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.