Moist Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 12 mins

These stay moist because you boil the raisins and dissolve the baking soda. Mom made these and I don't know where she got the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cover raisins with water and boil for 5 minutes.
  2. Drain and reserve 1/2 cup hot raisin liquid.
  3. Add baking soda to hot liquid and stir until dissolved.
  4. Place margarine in mixer bowl and add baking soda liquid.
  5. Mix until margarine is soft.
  6. Add eggs and vanilla Mix well.
  7. Add oatmeal, flour, sugar, cinnamon and salt blend.
  8. Fold in chocolate chips and cooled raisins.
  9. Drop by spoonfuls on cookie sheets.
  10. Bake at 350°F for 10-12 minutes.


Most Helpful

Raisins are moist but cookie is too cake like. Not very sweet either. On the dry side.

tidarsmith May 08, 2008

These cookies were very moist, they almost had a cake like texture. But they weren't very sweet and I only got 36 cookies out of this recipe.

Lacy S. August 17, 2006

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