Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Recipe from Family Circle

These chewy cookies are spiced with a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg. Keep them at home as a family favorite, or share them. They make the perfect food gift when packaged in decorative boxes or wrapped in colorful cellophane.


Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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Servings: 30
Yield: about 30 cookies
Prep Time: 10 mins
Related Categories: Cookies, Desserts
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Ingredients
  • 3/4  cup 
    flour
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    baking soda
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    cinnamon
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    nutmeg
  •  
    Pinch salt
  • 1/2  cup (1 stick) 
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 1   cup 
    packed light-brown sugar
  • 3   
    large egg whites
  • 1   teaspoon 
    vanilla extract
  • 3   cups 
    old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2  cup 
    raisins, coarsely chopped
Directions
1.
Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly coat baking sheets with nonstick cooking spray or line with nonstick foil. Set aside.
2.
In a large bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt; set aside.
3.
In another large bowl, beat butter until smooth. Add sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Beat in egg whites until well combined. Beat in vanilla.
4.
With mixer on lowest speed, beat in flour mixture; then stir in oats and raisins. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate dough for 15 minutes.
5.
Form dough into 1-inch balls and place on prepared cookie sheets; flatten slightly. If dough is sticky, wet hands with cold water and continue flattening. Bake at 375 degrees F for 12 minutes or until lightly golden around edges. Cool for 2 minutes on baking sheets, then transfer cookies to a wire rack and cool completely. Line Chinese takeout boxes with tissue paper and place 3 to 4 cookies inside each.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 107, Fat, total (g) 4, chol. (mg) 8, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 17, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 2, sodium (mg) 40, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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