Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies

27 Aug 2014

Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies


What is with all these desserts?

If that is the question you are asking my blog, I would like you to picture this scenario: you have just moved to an entirely different part of the country and are looking for a job. Except for the place you are staying at has no internet. That does seem to complicate things a little bit.



Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies


Fortunately (unfortunately?) I am moving AGAIN to a new place on the 2nd. So I will be internetless for AT LEAST another week. AND I'll have to uproot everything.. again.. and get settled in another apartment.

Which brings us back to the initial question at hand. What is with all these desserts? The moving/looking for job/no internet crisis that is now at the forefront of my life is a reason in itself. And then some.


Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies


So bring on the cookies!!

As a cookie lover monster, I am all for trying new cookie combinations. Oatmeal raisin? Check. Chocolate chip cookies? Check. Oatmeal Cookies? Check. Mixing them all together? Well, now that is one big fat check mark.


Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies



Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies
Printable Recipe


What you'll need:

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flours, baking soda and cinnamon until fully combined. Set aside.
  2. In a separate bowl, beat the butter until creamy. Gradually add the brown sugar, and cream together until light ant fluffy.
  3. Add in the egg and vanilla and mix until smooth.
  4. Slowly mix in the dry ingredients until fully incorporated.
  5. Fold in oats, raisins and chocolate chips.
  6. Cover the top of the bowl with saran wrap and place in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight.
  7. Preheat the oven to 350˚F.
  8. Line baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat. 
  9. Scoop the cookie dough onto the sheet.
  10. Bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes.  Let them cool on the sheet for 5 minutes, then transfer onto a wire rack to cool completely.

Adapted from Crunchy Creamy Sweet



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21 comments:

  1. Those look great! Nothing like a classic cookie :)

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  2. Yes! You need cookies. Good luck. GREG

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  3. Oatmeal cookies are my absolute favorites and what better than adding chocolate?? Good luck on the move!

    Sues

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  4. Oh dear, Cathleen! Moving again! I hate moving. And these cookies are kind of a way of cheering yourself up, huh? I like this combination of oatmeal, raisins and choc chips. It can't go wrong!

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  5. They would be perfect with a glass of milk :)

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  6. Well, I don't really need a reason to enjoy good cookies. These look awesome.

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  7. I hope everything works out for you with the move and searching for a job.

    In the meantime, these cookies look great. Yum!

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  8. I love love oatmeal raisin cookies. These look delicious!
    Good luck with your move :D

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  9. Hi Cathleen, what an wonderful cookie recipe, love oatmeal raisin.

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  10. Love these cookies. looks wonderful and rich, Would love to try these.

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  11. Hey cookie-girl =) Love that you´ve used oatmeal in this recipe, I have a huge package oatmeal at home and now a nice recipe idea, thank you!

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  12. Since there are also chocolate chips in there, I will devour them by the dozen :P
    Awesome recipe!

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  13. Cathleen, these cookies look so yummy! I too am a major cookie monster, so this recipe is right up my alley. I love how balanced they look in terms of oats, chips, and raisins...looks perfect! I must try this one out soon :)

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  14. Hi Cathleen, these cookies are so lovely! Moving again? Oh, please keep in touch.

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  15. No judgment! I'm totally a cookie monster also. And oatmeal is my favorite, so these just look awesome.

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  16. Mmm love that you combined oatmeal raisin and chocolate chips cookies! So yummy!

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  17. I would never question the need for so many desserts--the more, the merrier! I hope the move goes smoothly, and I hope there are more desserts in the future. :)

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  18. Good luck with your move! Moving can be so trying. :( But, desserts, especially cookies help!

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