Chewy Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies

Use old-fashioned rolled oats to lend robust flavor and texture to these hearty cookies.

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  • Makes 48 cookies
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 102 calories
    • Calories 39 calories from fat
    • Fat 4 g
    • Sat Fat 2 g
    • Cholesterol 19 mg
    • Sodium 52 mg
    • Protein 2 g
    • Carbohydrate 15 g
    • Sugar 7 g
    • Fiber 1 g
    • Iron 1 mg
    • Calcium 12 mg
Use old-fashioned rolled oats to lend robust flavor and texture to these hearty cookies.


  1. Check cups all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
  2. Check 1 teaspoon baking soda
  3. Check 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  4. Check ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  5. Check teaspoon ground nutmeg
  6. Check 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  7. Check 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  8. Check ½ cup granulated sugar
  9. Check 2 large eggs
  10. Check 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  11. Check 3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats (not quick-cooking)
  12. Check cups raisins


  1. Heat oven to 350° F. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg.
  2. Using an electric mixer, beat the butter and sugars on medium-high speed until fluffy, 2 to 3 minutes. One at a time, beat in the eggs, then the vanilla. Reduce speed to low and gradually add the flour mixture, mixing until just combined (do not overmix). Mix in the oats and raisins by hand.
  3. Drop heaping tablespoonfuls of the dough onto baking sheets, spacing them 2 inches apart.
  4. Bake, rotating the baking sheets halfway through, until golden, 12 to 14 minutes. Cool slightly on the baking sheets, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely. Store the cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days.