How to Make Soft Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

If you aren't a fan of crispy, thin oatmeal cookies, try these! They are soft, thick and easy to make!

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How to Make Soft Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Recipe
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1
Gather your ingredients.

Gather your ingredients.

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Measure out packed brown sugar, granulated sugar and butter in a large mixing bowl.

Measure out packed brown sugar, granulated sugar and butter in a large mixing bowl.

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3
Cream together butter and sugars with an electric mixer.

Cream together butter and sugars with an electric mixer.

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It should look something like this^

It should look something like this^

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Now, add the egg and vanilla and combine.

Now, add the egg and vanilla and combine.

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In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, oats, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.

In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, oats, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.

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Mix together.

Mix together.

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Stir dry ingredients into wet mixture.

Stir dry ingredients into wet mixture.

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Fold in your raisins.

Fold in your raisins.

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If you're like me and you aren't worried about salmonella, feel free to taste test at this point ;)

If you're like me and you aren't worried about salmonella, feel free to taste test at this point ;)

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Okay, now this is probably the hardest part. Refrigerate your dough for at least 30 mins. This allows the cookies to be thick and puffy, and lets the flavors sink in.

Okay, now this is probably the hardest part. Refrigerate your dough for at least 30 mins. This allows the cookies to be thick and puffy, and lets the flavors sink in.

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After about 30 mins, remove your dough from the refrigerator and preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.

After about 30 mins, remove your dough from the refrigerator and preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.

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Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Roll dough into whatever size balls you want and put them in the preheated oven. Sorry I forgot a pic!

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Remove from oven after about 8-10 mins, or longer depending on the size of your cookies. They should be a light golden brown on the edges and slightly under baked.

Remove from oven after about 8-10 mins, or longer depending on the size of your cookies. They should be a light golden brown on the edges and slightly under baked.

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Let them sit for 5 mins on cookie sheets, then transfer to a wire cooling rack.

Let them sit for 5 mins on cookie sheets, then transfer to a wire cooling rack.

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Enjoy! Cookies can be stored in an airtight container...if you have any leftovers! :)

Enjoy! Cookies can be stored in an airtight container...if you have any leftovers! :)

Ingredients

1 Cup Unsalted butter 
2 Cups Large egg 
1 Cup Brown sugar 
2 Teaspoons Vanilla extract 
½ Cups Granulated sugar 
Teaspoons Cinnamon 
½ Teaspoons Nutmeg 
3 Cups Rolled oats 
2 Cups Flour 
Cups Raisins 
1 Teaspoon Baking soda 
½ Teaspoons Salt 
2 Mixing bowls 
1 Electric mixer 
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