Oatmeal cookie recipes are super popular with good reason. They are a classic sweet and chewy cookie that bring back warm memories. My Easy Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cookies with Raisins incorporate brown sugar for a rich taste. They are packed with oatmeal and raisins and are easy to make. Try these oatmeal cookies the next time you need a quick and delicious cookie.
This was inspired by my granola cookies which are full of raisins.
Why this recipe is awesome
- Classic flavor and texture of oatmeal cookies
- Perfect with a cup of coffee, tea or milk
- One of the most versatile cookie recipes you'll find
- butter, softened
- light brown sugar (golden brown sugar)
- granulated sugar
- vanilla extract
- all-purpose flour
- baking soda
- ground cinnamon
- old fashioned oats
See recipe card for quantities.
How to make oatmeal raisin cookies
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In the bowl of a stand mixer with paddle attachment, beat together room temperature butter and white and brown sugars on medium speed.
Add in eggs and vanilla and mix well.
Add flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt to the mixing bowl. Mix well.
Next, add rolled oats and raisins to the cookie dough and mix. Use a cookie scoop to drop dough on to parchment paper lined baking sheet. If you don't have a cookie scoop, you will be using tablespoon sized drops of dough.
Bake the oatmeal cookies for 10 minutes. Cool for a few minutes and use a spatula to remove the cookies and place them on a wire rack to cool. Let the cookies cool completely and then store them in an airtight container.
- Chocolate chips - If raisins seem a little too healthy, or you're not a fan, feel free to add an equal amount of chocolate chips.
- Nuts - Do you think nuts make oatmeal cookies better? You can add ½ cup of chopped pecans to these cookies.
Easy Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cookies with Raisins
- 14 tablespoon butter, softened
- ¾ cup firmly packed brown sugar
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 11/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 3 ½ cups old fashioned oats
- 11/2 cups raisins
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- In a stand mixer with paddle attachment, beat together room temperature butter and sugars on medium speed. Add in eggs and vanilla; mix well.
- Add in flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Mix well.
- Add in oats and raisins and mix. Use a cookie scoop to drop dough on to parchment paper lined baking sheet. If you don't have a cookie scoop, you will be using tablespoon sized drops of dough
- Bake for 10 minutes. Cool for a few minutes and remove to a cooling rack.
- Cool completely and store in airtight container.
Frequently asked questions
Sure! You can use a hand mixer and a medium bowl or large bowl.
Store these brown sugar cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week.
I like the molasses flavor of the brown sugar, and I find using it in this recipe makes the cookies more chewy.
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