Prep 14 mins
Cook 15 mins
These big, spicy, oatmeal cookies, filled with raisins and chocolate, will instantly replace your favorite bakery cookie.
- 1⁄2 cup butter, cut into 8 pieces
- 1⁄2 cup packed brown sugar
- 1⁄3 cup sugar
- 1 large egg
- 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3⁄4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1⁄4 teaspoon cloves or 1⁄4 teaspoon allspice
- 1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 1 1⁄2 cups old fashioned oats, uncooked
- 1⁄2 cup raisins
- 3⁄4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, divided
- Preheat oven to 375*. In a large bowl, using electric mixer at high speed, beat butter until soft and smooth. Add brown sugar and sugar, beating until fluffy. stir in egg and vanilla.
- Stir in flour, cinnamon, cloves, baking soda and salt. Beat on low speed until combined. Stir in oats, then raisins and 1/2 cup chocolate chips.
- Drop 1/4 cup portions of batter, 3 inches apart, onto two ungreased baking sheets. Flatten cookies slightly. Bake until centers are puffy and edges start to brown, about 13 minutes. Cool cookies on baking sheets 2 minutes, then remove to wire rack to cool completely.
- Meanwhile, in microwave safe dish, place remaining 1/4 cup chocolate chips. Cook on HIGH 30 seconds or until melted when stirred. Spoon melted chocolate into a zippered bag, cut a small hole in a corner, and squeeze over cookies in a zigzag pattern.
Fantastic recipe! I have a new Cuisinart Mixer and ws looking for a recipe to try it out. My DH loves chocolate chip cookies and loves raisins.I was happy to try your combination.I added 1/4 cup toffee bits and made smaller cookies.I had to post a couple of pictures.It is so hard to find recipes for a small batch of cookies;I will be making these again for sure.Thank you for posting. Sage/Rita