Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Yummy Oatmeal cookies that stay soft and chewy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift together flour, soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg into bowl. Add shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla.
  2. Beat until smooth. Stir in oats and raisins.
  3. Drop by heating teaspoon onto greased sheet.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes.


Most Helpful

This recipe was a distaster! My husband wanted me to try a new recipe for chewy oatmeal cookies so I picked this one. Big mistake! The first two batches were unedible and I had to scrape them off the cookie sheet they were so super thin and gooey. They resembled lace cookies more than chewy oatmeal cookies. By the third batch I had finally managed to add more flour to the recipe (almost doubling the original amount called for)and at least salvaged a few cookies. The cookies were still not chewy though. Very disappointing. I would encourage you to keep looking if you want a true thick, chewy cookie! The taste was fine but the consistency was way off from the description!

travelkitty70 November 22, 2006

very good recipe. I used whole wheat flour and added 1/4 tsp of baking soda. It came out delicious yummy and soft, the whole family loved it

ufeeroze March 17, 2006

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