Raisin-Oat Cookies

Part of the reason these cookies ship so well is the moisture from the raisins. If you do not like raisins, substitute dried cranberries, dates, or other dried fruit.

Makes: 36 cookiesHands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Makes: 36 cookies

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter
  • ¾ cup vegetable shortening
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1½ cups raisins

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Beat butter, shortening, and sugars until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; blend well.
  • Sift together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Stir into butter mixture. Blend in oats and raisins.
  • Drop by teaspoons onto prepared baking sheets.
  • Bake 8–10 minutes. Cool a few minutes before removing from baking sheet. Cool completely before wrapping to ship.

Recipe Information

Makes: 36 cookies

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter
  • ¾ cup vegetable shortening
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1½ cups raisins

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Beat butter, shortening, and sugars until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; blend well.
  • Sift together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Stir into butter mixture. Blend in oats and raisins.
  • Drop by teaspoons onto prepared baking sheets.
  • Bake 8–10 minutes. Cool a few minutes before removing from baking sheet. Cool completely before wrapping to ship.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories150
Total Fat7g
Saturated Fat2.5g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium190mg
Total Carbohydrate20g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars12g
Protein2g