Chewy Spicy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by CandyTX

These are the absolute best I've found. Chewy, and the spices are just right. Great for Christmas to make your house smell all festive!

Top Review by alisoncooper_9540378

This is my great grandma's recipe!! I love this! In the Canadian Rockies, she added 1/4 water. She also put in 1 cup chopped nuts. Just as posted is the way I make it for my family in Florida. Thanks!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350~.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, butter flavored shortening, brown sugar, white sugar, eggs, and vanilla until smooth.
  3. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt; stir into the sugar mixture.
  4. Stir in the oats and raisins.
  5. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  6. Bake 10 - 12 minutes until light and golden. Do not overbake, you want them to be a little chewy.

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