Old Fashioned Oatmeal Raisin Spice Cookies


Ingredients to be Creamed:

Moist Ingredients to Add to Creamed:

Dry Ingredients Mixed in Medium-Sized Bowl:


Oatmeal, Raisins, and Nuts:


  1. Preheat oven to 375°. If using a convection oven, use the pure convection setting at 350°.
  2. Lightly grease cookie sheets and set aside. Click here to learn more about how to grease cookie sheets.
  3. In a large mixing bowl cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy; approximately 1 minute.
  4. Add eggs and vanilla; mix scraping work bowl with a spatula as needed.
  5. Add dry ingredients to work bowl. Mix on low speed gradually adding the buttermilk; scraping bowl with a spatula as needed.
  6. Add and mix in oats, raisins, and optional walnuts.
  7. Drop by tablespoonful onto cookie sheets. Do not overcrowd as the cookies will flatten out.
  8. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Cookies will be golden brown and will spring back when touched lightly on top with finger.
  9. Cool for at least 5 minutes before removing from cookie sheet.


Makes approximately 2½ to 3 dozen cookies.

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