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Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Mix Recipe

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Mix Recipe

You'll love the old-fashioned taste of these chewy raisin-studded cookies shared by Merwyn Garbini. "I tie a jar of this layered mix with a petty ribbon and give it as a housewarming gift or when a mom has a new baby," comments the Tucson, Arizona cook.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:30 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the first five ingredients; set aside. In a 1-qt. glass container, layer brown sugar, sugar, raisins and oats, packing well between each layer. Top with reserved flour mixture. Cover and store in a cool dry place up to 6 months. Yield: 1 batch (about 4 cups).
  • 2. To prepare cookies: Preheat oven to 350°. In a bowl, cream butter. Beat in egg and vanilla. Add cookie mix and mix well.
  • 3. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake 9-11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 minutes before removing to wire racks. Yield: about 5 dozen per batch.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 124 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 133 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.