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Soft and Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Recipe

Soft and Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Prep Time
10 mins

The best, classic, quick and easy, soft and chewy oatmeal raisin cookies recipe, homemade with simple ingredients. Loaded with raisins, oats, butter.

Servings: 22 Cookies
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade oatmeal raisin cookies
Calories: 118 kcal


  • 1/2 cup Butter Unsalted, Room temperature
  • 1/2 cup Brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1 Egg Large
  • 1 tbsp Molasses Or honey Or maple syrup
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 cup All-purpose flour
  • 1.5 cups Oatmeal Old-fashioned, Not quick oats
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 3/4 cup Raisins


  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar until light and fluffy.

  2. Add egg, molasses, vanilla extract and mix until combined.

  3. Add flour, oatmeal cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder, baking soda and mix until just combined.

  4. Stir in the raisins. The dough will be quite sticky.

  5. Chill cookie dough in fridge for 30-40 minutes so that it's easier to handle.

  6. Scoop out small portions of the dough and roll into balls.

  7. Place cookie dough balls on a baking tray, lined with parchment paper.

  8. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until edges are firm and golden brown but centers are still slightly soft.

  9. Remove from oven and let them cool completely in the tray and then, enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a cookie jar at room temperature for up to 3 days. 
Nutrition Facts
Soft and Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 118 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 19mg6%
Sodium 72mg3%
Potassium 81mg2%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 140IU3%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.