The Best Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Total Time: 27 minutes

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Servings: 45

Price per serving: $0.54

Author: Sommer Collier

Source: www.aspicyperspective.com

The Best Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Ingredients

· 2 cups all-purpose flour· 1 teaspoon baking powder· 1 teaspoon salt· 1 teaspoon apple pie spice (or 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon + 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg)· 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter, softened ((3 sticks))· 1 cup granulated sugar· 1 cup brown sugar· 2 large eggs· 1 teaspoon vanilla extract· 3 cups old fashioned oats· 1 1/2 cups raisins

Instructions

Step 1Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Line several baking sheets with parchment paper. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and apple pie spice.Step 2In another bowl, with an electric mixer, cream the butter and both sugars on high until light and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes. Scrape the bowl with a spatula, then beat in the vanilla and eggs. Turn the mixer on low and slowly add in the flour mixture. Scrape the bowl again then turn the mixer on low and mix in the oats and raisins.Step 3Using a 1 1/2 tablespoon cookie scoop, scoop the dough into equal portions and spread the balls out two inches apart on the prepared cookie sheets.Step 4Bake for 12-14 minutes, until slightly golden around the edges. Cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheets before moving.