Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Oatmeal raisin cookie recipe from the Quaker Oats box. Bar cookie variation included.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Beat together margarine and sugars until creamy.
  3. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.
  4. Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well.
  5. Stir in oats and raisins; mix well.
  6. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack.
  9. Makes about 4 dozen.
  10. Bar Cookies: Bake 30 to 35 minutes in ungreased 13x9-inch metal baking pan.


Most Helpful

This is an easy, dependable recipe. Every time I make these I get rave reviews. Plus, you can substitute the raisins with butterscotch chips for a nice twist.

Sarah Horvath September 04, 2001

This is a classic cookie -- easily mixed all in one bowl and irrestible when they come out of the oven. I added nuts to half of mine, just for a change and that was a nice addition. Particularly liked the cinnamon in them and the slightly crunchy texture.

Sackville July 26, 2002

My cookies came out sticky and didn't seem to have enough flour. I checked the recipe several times as I went along. Just to be sure(after my cookies came out of the oven to sticky), I checked this recipe with the one on the Quaker Oats web site. This recipe has 2 more Tablespoons of butter and 1/4 c. MORE brown sugar than their recipe...which explains exactly why mine aren't turning out like the cookies I remember. Sorry, but I am a bit disappointed.

Mickeymousemom January 24, 2010

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