Warm cookies fresh from the oven are the perfect winter treat. Shared below is a recipe for the best oatmeal cookies! They taste like a cozy, blanket wrapped afternoon and make your home smell deliciously of vanilla, cinnamon, and cloves.
Take time to soak the raisins in the vanilla and eggs! It’s the secret to flavorful, moist cookies!
Don’t forget to share some with your neighbors!
- 3 eggs, beaten
- 1 cup of raisins
- 1 tsp pure vanilla extract (learn to make your own [url href=”https://www.firefliesandmudpies.com/2012/12/03/diy-pure-vanilla-bean-extract/” target=”_blank”]HERE[/url])
- 1 cup of brown sugar
- 1 cup of white sugar
- 1 cup of butter
- 2 1/2 cups of unbleached flour
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp cloves
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 2 cups of old fashioned rolled oats
- Prepare the raisins by soaking them in the vanilla and egg for 1 hour.
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Cream the butter and sugars.
- Sift the flour, spices, baking soda and baking power into the creamed butter mixture. Stir in the raisin mixture and the oats. Mix well.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes.
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