Orange Spiced Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

READY IN: 32mins
Recipe by MustangMom

I got this recipe from a friend of mine. We think these cookies are delicious! A nice hint of orange to an oatmeal cookie! I usually double this recipe, and (if I'm feeling nutty! I'll add some chopped pecans! (Prep time does not include soaking the raisins overnight in the liqueur.)

Top Review by ranch-girl

I used dried cranberries instead of raisins for a holiday theme and they were delicious. I needed more like 1/4 cup triple sec to cover the cranberries (I wanted to be sure they were seriously soaked). Also, I added the white choc. chips directly to the cookie batter because I wasn't going to have time to drizzle it on later. Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine raisins and liqueur; let stand overnight or for several hours.
  2. Beat butter and sugar until fluffy.
  3. Beat in egg and orange peel.
  4. Combine flour and baking soda; stir into butter mixture.
  5. Add raisins (with liquid) and oats.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased baking sheets; spacing about 2-inches apart--flatten slightly.
  8. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes.
  9. Cool completely.
  10. Melt white chocolate according to directions on package.
  11. Use Crisco to thin until consistency is appropriate to drizzle on top of each cookie.
  12. Let harden completely before storing.

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