Beth's Spicy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Beth's Spicy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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"With a little experimenting, I came up with these chewy, spicy, oatmeal raisin cookies. They make your kitchen smell wonderful while they are baking. They almost remind me of Christmas because the spices smell so good."

Ingredients

50 m servings 144 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 144 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 6.3 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.6g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 1.9 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 92 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, butter flavored shortening, brown sugar, white sugar, eggs, and vanilla until smooth. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt; stir into the sugar mixture. Stir in the oats and raisins. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake 10 to 12 minutes until light and golden. Do not overbake. Let them cool for 2 minutes before removing from cookie sheets to cool completely. Store in airtight container. Make sure you get some, because they don't last long!

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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Wow, look no further for THE BEST oatmeal raisin cookie recipe. I've tried 3 from this website and this one is the best- by a landslide. Husband said it was the best oatmeal cookies he ever at...

These were very tasty cookies, I added another half teaspoon of cinnamon, a half teasoppon of nutmeg, and a 1/4 teaspoon of ginger. I also used all butter. I only left them in the oven for abo...

I did some checking and found that this recipe is pretty much the same that is printed by Quaker oatmeal. The only difference is the addition of cloves. I have been baking for years and have alw...