Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Oatmeal Chocolate Covered Raisin Cookies

I like oatmeal cookies, and I usually add chocolate chips rather than raisins, but this recipe for Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Covered Raisin Cookies from Gold Medal (via BakerMama) combines the best of both. It's perfect for Chocolate Covered Raisins Day!

Oatmeal Chocolate Covered Raisin Cookies

1 cup sweet butter, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 cup dark brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 tsp Madagascar vanilla
1 cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda 1
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
2 cups old-fashioned oats
1-1/4 cup dark chocolate covered raisins

Preheat oven to 375°F.
In bowl of electric mixer, beat butter and sugars until light and creamy, about 2 minutes.
Add eggs and vanilla and mix until well combined.
Add flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
Mix until just combined.
Stir in oats and dark chocolate covered raisins.
Drop dough by heaping tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake about 10 minutes or until light brown.
Let cookies rest on cookie sheets for 5 minutes then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

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