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Raisin-Chip Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

The texture of these cookies is just right with plump raisins, sweet chocolate chips, crunchy nuts and yummy coconut. Any leftover cookies freeze nicely.—Anna Free, Cleveland, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch YIELD:72 servings


  • 2 cups butter, softened
  • 1-2/3 cups sugar
  • 1-2/3 cups packed brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 2-1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 cups (24 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 cups coarsely chopped nuts
  • 2 cups raisins
  • 1 cup flaked coconut


  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in chocolate chips, nuts, raisins and coconut.
  • 2. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 12 dozen.
Editor's Note: Make half of the recipe at a time to fit into a mixing bowl.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 227 calories, 12 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 141 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Reviews for Raisin-Chip Oatmeal Cookies

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Reviewed Feb. 9, 2013

"I used cranberries the grains of cereal that are left on the bottom of the box that are mush I put in lemonchips nutmeg no nuts no raisins and 1/2 recipe they were awesome"

Reviewed Dec. 10, 2008

"I also halved the recipe. I used only old-fashioned oats, and they turned out great. How did yours turn out?"

Reviewed Aug. 10, 2008

"Think I will halve the recipe.  Sounds good.  I only have regular oatmeal--do you think it will make a difference? 


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