Oatmeal cookies have all the time been one in every of my least favourite kinds of cookies till I not too long ago found out how tasty they’re with chocolate chips as an alternative of raisins! I didn’t initially notice that the raisins had been my subject, or that, on the identical time, my 13-year-old daughter LOVES oatmeal raisin cookies, and apparently the raisins are her favourite half!
A Wholesome Oatmeal Cookie Recipe
So, I requested her to give you a selfmade model that’s 100% whole-grain, doesn’t have a ridiculous quantity of sugar, and has chocolate chips in no less than half of the batch for me. She succeeded in arising with a really tasty recipe that has me pondering that I could have a newfound love for oatmeal cookies! The oatmeal offers the cookie a little bit extra crunch than your typical chocolate chip cookie, with out having so as to add in nuts (which some individuals are allergic to or simply don’t like in cookies).
Now, in fact with any quantity of sugar, these are technically a “rule-breaking” deal with, however we predict that’s okay occasionally—particularly when it’s made-from-scratch and all the things else about it’s whole-grain.
Each December I’m going to a Cookie Trade get together with my buddies, and I prefer to deliver one thing totally different that I also can share on the weblog. This yr, this recipe is the winner! It’s good to lastly be capable of get pleasure from an oatmeal cookie.
Oatmeal Cookies (with raisins and/or chocolate chips)
Tailored from Pleasure of Cooking by Sydney Leake
Preheat oven to 350 levels F.
In a big bowl, whisk collectively the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
In one other massive bowl, use an electrical mixer (or stand mixer fitted with a whisk) to cream the butter and sugar collectively. Combine within the eggs and vanilla.
Flip the mixer right down to low and slowly add the flour combination to the butter combination. Cease and use a spatula to scrape the perimeters as wanted. Fold within the oats.
Divide the dough in half between the 2 bowls. Fold the raisins into one half and the chocolate chips into the opposite half.
Spoon out the cookie dough about three inches aside onto an ungreased baking sheet (lined with parchment, if desired) and bake one sheet at a time till golden brown, eight to 12 minutes. Alternatively, you possibly can bake each sheets on the identical time on convection.