Scrumptious Oatmeal Cookies!

oatmeal cookiesIt’s summertime!  The lazy, hazy days are upon us and it’s not the most fun time in my non-AC’d apartment/kitchen, so I was looking for something to bake that wouldn’t take too long or have me schvittzing too much!  Here is my adaptation of some delish Oatmeal Cookies.  Enjoy!


-2 sticks unsalted butter, softened

-1 cup dark brown sugar

-1/2 cup light brown sugar

-2 eggs

-1 teaspoon vanilla

-1 1/2 cups flour

-1 teaspoon baking soda

-1 teaspoon cinnamon

-1/2 teaspoon salt

-3 cups oats, uncooked

-1 cup plump raisins


1. Heat oven to 350 degrees

2. In a large bowl, beat together butter & sugar til nice & creamy

3. Add eggs & vanilla, beat together well

4. In a separate medium bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon & salt, then add to butter/sugar mixture & mix well

5. Stir in oats & raisins, mix well

6. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto an ungreased cookie sheet

7. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown

8.  Cool for one minute after you remove from oven, then move to a plate or wire rack

9.  Git some lemonade and try not to eat too many!