Sunday, April 17, 2011

crispy chewy oatmeal cookies



Three of my favorite things combined: baking, oatmeal and cinnamon. I love oatmeal for breakfast, I love fruit crisps because of the oatmeal topping and oatmeal cookies are my favorite cookie hands down. Thing is, I hate raisins. Whenever I have oatmeal raisin cookies I pick out all the raisins, leaving me with about half of an oatmeal cookie when I want a whole cookie! So I made these oatmeal cookies with no mix-ins but you can easily add mix-ins to this recipe such as raisins, chocolate chips and/or walnuts.

These cookies have crisp edges and a chewy center...mmm mm. It was so hard for me to resist eating all of these within an hour of pulling them out of the oven because they are even better warm. Oh and I used old- fashioned oats because I prefer the thicker texture of them over quick- cooking oats.

Crispy Chewy Oatmeal Cookie
makes about 15 cookies

1/2 cup of butter, softened
3/4 cup of dark brown sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp cinnamon
3/4 cup all- purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1- 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
1/2 to 1 cup of mix-ins

Preheat oven to 325°F. 


Using an electric mixture, cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in egg and vanilla. In a separate bowl, stir together cinnamon, flour, baking soda and salt. Blend flour mixture into butter/sugar mixture on slow speed until just blended. Stir in oats and mix-ins. Drop by spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 20-23 minutes. Leave cookies on the cookie sheet for 5 minutes before moving them to cooling rack. 

36 comments:

  1. If there were ever any question, this photo is the final convincing evidence. I choose Dessert. In fact, we sometimes eat dessert for dinner. I stopped by to say hello and thanks for the add on FB. Please stop by my blog. I write about food and relationships. All told thru stories. Maybe Follow. That would be cool. Thanks.

    ReplyDelete
  2. I found this from the top 9 on foodbuzz, I can't wait to try them. I was also interested because your blog is new like mine (you have one recipe more than me) :) How on earth did you get featured on the top 9 already. Seriously would you be willing to share your secrets?

    ReplyDelete
  3. Yummy! I'm going to make these tonight! Congrats on Top 9 and thanks for the recipe!

    ReplyDelete
  4. oatmeal is my favorite too, but i can't stand when a cookie is ruined by raisins! these look delicious! a food alternative i sometimes use is craisins - those i love. thanks for sharing this recipe and congrats on the top 9!

    ReplyDelete
  5. this photo is just pure heaven!.. it made me bake 'em.. they are in the oven right now!!!

    ReplyDelete
  6. I love love oatmeal cookies

    ReplyDelete
  7. I will defend my right to add raisins to my oatmeal cookies until they put me in the ground! However, I love a good straight up oatmeal cookie and these look exactly right.

    Posting anonymous to avoid the wrath of the anti-raisin crowd!

    ReplyDelete
  8. Yummy treats for my boys mmm...

    ReplyDelete
  9. For those of you who don't like raisins in your oatmeal cookies... Have you tried soaking them first? (I add enough boiling/really hot water to cover raisins and let soak for 5 - 10 minutes.) This is something I found out about a couple of years ago and I like them much better this way. Soaking them makes them soft and not so hard and chewy, even once baked. Of course, I add a combination usually of chocolate chips and raisins. With soaking the raisins it is hard to tell the difference between the two once they are baked! Even my son and husband that don't usually like raisins in baked goods like them this way.

    ReplyDelete
  10. Welcome to knockoff Oakleys. - buy knockoff oakley sunglasses,cheap oakleys sale for USA free shipping 80% off.

    ReplyDelete
  11. Consider some of Replica Watches the most well-recognised watches in the world: the Rolex Submariner (£5,000), the Cartier Tank (£3,300), and the handbag replica Speedmaster (£3,000). These have come to represent entire categories and drive Replica handbags the whole business; yet none of these timepieces broaches £10,000.It is my hope that we will soon start to see a greater focus on Replica watches UK that actually matter to real people; watches we can live with. Rolex Daytona In 50 years’ time.

    ReplyDelete
  12. The most essential thing to comprehend about the most recent round home loan change programs that have achieved the market is that they are altogether controlled by the Obama Administration's Making Home Affordable Program. Payday Loans San-diego

    ReplyDelete
  13. اليوم اقدم لحضراتكم شركة من افضل الشركات التي تقوم بخدمات التنظيف والنظافة الشاملة بالسعودية
    شركة الصفرات معروفة بانها الافضل والارخص والاخسن عن غيرها
    فيوجد شركات عديدة وهمية احذركم ان تتعاملو معها
    فشركة الصفرات شركة رسمية ولها مقر وتمتلك فريق عمل واداره
    وقسم للشكاوي وضمان الخدمة
    شركة الصفرات لتنظيف المجالس
    يوجد الكثير من المواقع الالكترونية التي تستخدم اسم شركة الصفرات
    فنحن ليس لدينا اي صلة بتلك الشركات نهائيا
    فشركة الصفرات الرسمية التي تمتلك الموقع التالي فقط
    اضغط علي الينك لفتح الموقع وللاستفسار بصوره كاملة عن خدمات شركتنا
    شركة الصفرات لتنظيف الموكيت

    ReplyDelete
  14. عملائنا الاعزاء شركة الحورس تقدم خدمات متنوعة فى جميع مدن المملكة العربية السعودية على أعلى جودة وبمستوى عالى من الخبرة و العناية الكاملة بجميع ممتلكات العملاء حيث نوفر لكم جميع مطالبكم وتحقيق اهداف مثالية تفتخر بها امام ضيوفك واصدقائك للابد .
    شركة تنظيف خزانات بمحايل عسير
    شركة تركيب طارد حمام بحائل
    شركة تنظيف مكيفات بحائل
    شركة تسليك مجارى بجازان

    ReplyDelete
  15. Via posting your prized put money on, You are investing in buy this guidance merchandise from the owner if you're wooing prospective buyer. You read and sign the world shipping charges solution t's and c's parts in completely new eye-port possibly loss. Scan fee until now quotes are unquestionably controlled by change any time you improve you best estimate number..

    The piece might be devoid of significantly retail store packing manuel neuer trikot rot content(With regard to primary box or point). Novel Maglie Calcio Poco Prezzo manufacturing minutes and/or unnatural things might possibly fall under it form. The main tag cloud may be hooked. Maglie Poco Prezzo And also before submission Camisetas De Futbol Baratas your current attempt, You are investing in buy maillot de foot pas cher doing this important product or services from the maillot foot 2018 vendor if you're the Maglie Da Calcio a Poco Prezzo success prospective buyer. You read and receive the world delivery solution affiliate agreement maillot de foot personnalise parts in whole calendario de futbol new screen to loss. Signific bills up until recently offered resultados de futbol are already foreclosures change occasion you multiply you most possible attempt level.

    ReplyDelete
  16. Ms Roll signed up for 130 inner circle members and each promised to online payday loans pay $450 per year. Hence she became first borrower to borrow $10,000 amount with 12 months repayment period at APR of 3.99 percent.

    ReplyDelete
  17. Before applying online payday loans kansas for any type of financial help, it is foremost responsibility of borrower to collect all the necessary information on upfront basis. Small business loans are an asset to US entrepreneurs to launch their little venture with required funds.

    ReplyDelete
  18. Social
    • There is a higher demand for medical advancements
    Technological
    • Medicines getting dispensed remotely with guaranteed payday loans no mater what reducing costs
    Environment
    • Family planning to control birth rates.

    ReplyDelete
  19. Kapal4D is bandar togel online in Indonesia providing game of numbers shoot for the most popular market in indonesia. Kapal4d Registration provides the best service with customer service who has experience and ready to serve its member main ( main togel ) 24-hour non-stop togel Ease of Transaction supported by 4 Bank of Indonesia (BCA, BNI, BRI Mandiri). KAPAL4D (bandar togel teraman ) ( bandar togel ) By having a user here who play ( togel online ) can gamble togel ( Agen togel )for the Singapore market ( togel singapore ), Sidney ( togel sydney ), Hongkong ( togel hongkong ). Play Togel Online ( Agen togel )Live in Smartphone or wap version where and anytime.

    ReplyDelete

Pin It button on image hover