261 Reviews

These are really the best. I did make a couple of changes, as follows: I used 2 tsp of vanilla, 1/2 cup shortening, 1/2 cup butter, I left out the cinnamon and used walnuts instead of pecans. A great cookie, and really good frozen!

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MissyBee February 19, 2007

Found these this morning and made them. In fact, the last tray is in the oven as I'm typing this. I changed the recipe for 48 cookies as I thought 72 was too much. I used a Pampered Chef small scoop (about a level tablespoon) and still got 66 cookies out of it! The house smells wonderful right now! I used walnuts instead of pecans and added a 1/4 tsp. of nutmeg. I'm not really an oatmeal cookie fan, I can take them or leave them. These however, I will definitely take. My 17-yr. old stepson hasn't come down to have any yet. I'm sure they won't last long once he has. Thanks for a great recipe. :D

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CulinaryQueen August 02, 2006

These cookies got me a hug coupled with "Grandma you're the best. I made a batch and took them to work to share with my co-workers they were all gone before you knew. And before I left work that day more than half of the people who enjoyed the cookies asked if I would bring more the next day. I made two versions of the recipe. The first I made with butter as directed and the dough was so thick that I decided to see if I could make them with margarine. I used Blue Bonnet margarine,and believe it or not the cookies made with margarine were just as awesome. Thanks for submitting this recipe. These really are the best oatmeal cookies.

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Sara J. August 23, 2005

These cookies live up to their name...fabulous. I made them with splenda sugar blend and nature sweet brown sugar crystals (fake brown sugar). They are the best oatmeal cookies we have ever had. Crispy outside and moist inside with the perfect blend of flavors. Thanks for such a great recipe.

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16Paws July 23, 2005

THESE ARE VERY GOOD!! I just finished making a batch and these are very good raisin oatmeal cookies. they feel like they are going to be crisp but when you bite into them they turn out to be decadent and chewy. DELICIOUS. I cheated and used 2 sticks of margarine (all i had on hand) and they turned out fine. mine took 10 minutes and came out beautiful golden brown. Love the taste texture and look of these cookies. thank you roxygirl for this great recipe. =)

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mari79 April 12, 2005

These were good cookies. I forgot to add the nuts. I didn't have any raisins on hand so I added Craisins instead...still yummy!

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jodster February 07, 2004

Made these and they are wonderful. Fat content, cholesterol & sodium content is just what the doctor ordered. Found the batter a little hard to work with after dry ingredients added so used my fingers and it worked out fine. Thanks again

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Ann Gard January 22, 2004

I'm already making these delicious cookies again(my family requested), this time a double batch! I'm telling you if you love oatmeal raisin cookies you'll love these

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RecipeMonster December 08, 2003

This is the exact same recipe that I use! I got it from the Colorado Cache Cookbook. It is THE best oatmeal cookies!

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Grace Lynn November 17, 2003

These cookies were perfect in every way except for being just a tad salty. Next time I will reduce the salt by one-half.

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-Patrish July 23, 2003
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