Wilton Oatmeal Chocolate Raisin CookiesBack to category
Wilton Oatmeal Chocolate Raisin Cookies
There's nothing better than a homemade oatmeal raisin cookie, well, except maybe one with chocolate and cinnamon added! At first glance this looks like a baking classic but we added a few ingredients to kick up the flavor a notch for an extra special treat. Whip up a batch to add to school lunches, bring on a picnic or to the next Christmas cookie exchange.
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- Time:about an hour
1Make dough. Preheat oven to 325ºF. In medium bowl, combine 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon salt; set aside. In large bowl, beat 1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening, 1 stick softened butter, 3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar and 1/2 cup granulated sugar with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add 2 eggs and 2-1/2 teaspoons of either the rum or vanilla extract; mix well. Stir in 3 cups old-fashioned oats and 1-1/2 cups chocolate-covered raisins. Drop by tablespoons onto cookie pan, spacing 2 inches apart. Press down cookie mixture gently.
2Bake cookies. Bake cookies 14 to 16 minutes or until cookies are golden brown. Remove from oven; cool cookies in pan 5 minutes. Transfer cookies to cooling grid; cool completely. Note: project time does not include this baking and cooling time.
Makes about 2 dozen cookies.