Christmas Recipes

Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies


2 C. all purpose flour
1 t. salt
1/4 t. ground cloves
1 1/2 t. ground cinnamon
1 t. baking powder

2 sticks unsalted butter at room temperature, no substitutions
1 1/4 C. packed dark brown sugar

1/3 C. dark corn syrup
1 large egg
2 t. pure vanilla extract

2 C. Old Fashioned Oats, no substitutions
1 C. chopped, pitted dates
1 C. raisins
1 C. chopped nuts, optional


Sift together first five ingredients. Next beat together butter and dark brown sugar, then beat in dark corn syrup, egg and pure vanilla extract; add to the dry ingredients and mix well. Finally, mix in the last four ingredients.

Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake on middle rack of oven. Bake in preheated 350 oven for 12 - 15 minutes. Once removed from oven, let sit on cookie sheet for 1 minute; then transfer to wire rack. Cookies will keep in an airtight container for up to one week.

Makes 5 dz cookies
Prep Time: 30 min
Cook Time: 12-15 min

Added On: 2005-12-18
Submitted By: Michele D. Gartrell
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