Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Servings: 4 DOZEN
Prep Time: 20 minutes 
Cooking Time: 8 minutes 

Dessert

INGREDIENTS:

      • 1/2 Cup(s) (1 stick) plus 6 tablespoons butter, softened
      • 3/4 Cup(s) firmly packed brown sugar
      • 1/2 Cup(s) granulated sugar
      • 2 Eggs
      • 1 Teaspoon(s) vanilla
      • 1-1/2 Cup(s) all-purpose flour
      • 1 Teaspoon(s) Baking Soda
      • 1 Teaspoon(s) ground cinnamon
      • 1/2 Teaspoon(s) salt (optional)
      • 3 Cup(s) Quaker® Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
      • 1 Cup(s) raisins
PREPARATION:

Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat butter and sugars on medium speed of electric mixer until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well. Add oats and raisins; mix well. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store tightly covered.

Serving Tips: Bar Cookies: Press dough onto bottom of ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars. Store tightly covered. 24 BARS. VARIATIONS: Stir in 1 cup chopped nuts. Substitute 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips or candy-coated chocolate pieces for raisins; omit cinnamon. Substitute 1 cup diced dried mixed fruit. HIGH ALTITUDE ADJUSTMENT: Increase flour to 1-3/4 cups and bake as directed.
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