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three chewy oatmeal raisin cookies stacked together

Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

These soft and Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies are an easy from scratch oatmeal raisin cookie recipe made with old fashioned oats, raisins, and brown sugar.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword classic cookie recipe, oatmeal cookies, oatmeal raisin cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 168kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 3/4 cup Butter softened
  • 1/4 cup White Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Light Brown Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Tablespoon Molasses
  • 1 ½ cups Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • 1 ½ cups Old Fashioned Oats
  • 1 ½ cups Raisins


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • In a bowl combine Flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.
  • In the bowl of your mixer cream together butter and two types of sugar until fully combined.
  • Add eggs one at a time followed by the molasses, and vanilla, mixing the whole time until they are combined.
  • Add the flour mixture ½ cup at a time mixing fully in between each addition of flour.
  • Using a spoon stir in the oats and the raisins.
  • Drop the cookie dough by the heaping tablespoon onto a lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes. Once done baking let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for 3 minutes then move to a cooling rack to cool completely.


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 130mg | Potassium: 129mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 195IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg