Vanishing Oatmeal Cookies

Vanishing Oatmeal Cookies


"I give these as Christmas gifts and take them to showers. They are a hit every time. Pecans will work, too, if black walnuts aren't available."


servings 242 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 242 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 11.7 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.5g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 4.2 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 198 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Beat margarine and sugars, until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, and spices. Sift and add to the egg mixture. Stir well.
  3. Grind the raisins up with 1 teaspoon of sugar until they are in small pieces--not mush! Stir in oats, nuts, raisins and mix well, drop by tablespoonful onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until light brown. Cool 1 minute and remove to wire rack. When cool store in airtight container. NOTE: You can add butterscotch or chocolate pieces in place of the raisins.
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  1. 45 Ratings


I’m giving 5 stars to the original Quaker Oatmeal Cookie Recipe. The original Vanishing Oatmeal Cookie recipe from Quaker Oats is usually found right under the lid of the canister of Quaker Oat...

I made this cookies a few times and the family members just loved it. But I replaced the pumpkin spice with cinnamon as I find it taste better. We prefer the cookies to be crunchy than chewy ...

These are BY FAR THE BEST oatmeal cookies that I have EVER eaten! Use the pumpkin pie spice--it's what makes the cookies special!!!!

These are really the best oatmeal cookies I've ever made. Instead of just all-purpose flour, I used 1/2 c. all-purpose flour 3/4 c. whole wheat flour. 1/4 c. mixture of oat bran, wheat bran and ...

This is almost the exact same recipe as Quaker oats vanishing oatmeal cookies. I used 2 sticks of unsalted butter, skipped the walnuts and used apple pie spice instead of pumpkin pie spice. Thes...

I have made these as a staple for my family and to bring to work. I changed the recipe by using butter, 3/4 cup white sugar, I vary the raisins with dried blueberries, golden raisins, cranberrie...

dried cranberries instead of raisins !!!

This recipe was outstanding. Most oatmeal cookies are too salty for my family, but this one was perfect!

the very best.