Grandma's Oatmeal Cookies

Grandma's Oatmeal Cookies


"Nobody makes oatmeal cookies better than Grandma! These are flavorful and spicy."


servings 189 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 189 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 8.7 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.8g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 163 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small saucepan, combine raisins and enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, and remove from heat. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a cookie sheet. Drain plumped raisins, reserve 6 tablespoons of the liquid.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Gradually add eggs, vanilla, and the 6 tablespoons water from the raisin pan; mix until light and fluffy. Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg; stir into the creamed mixture. Finally, stir in the oats and raisins; mixing until just combined. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheet. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, edges should be golden brown.
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  1. 34 Ratings


fantastic, at school my friends fought over crumbs and begged for the recipe but i prefer it without raisins! To avoid it getting it too cakey use more oats and less flour or whole oats instead ...

You are right grandmas oatmeal raisin cookies are the best. i;ve baked them and found them to be very moist,excellent, Thank you. Josie,R.

I'd have to say this recipie almost has it. I was looking at the picture trying to figure out why the edges had gone flush with the pan and burned, so I tried this recipie. Turns out the dough...

These were way to "cakey" for my taste.

These were delicious! I always use old fashioned oats instead of quick oats in my cookie recipes and it prevents them from being too "cakey". I might try to make them with chocolate chips next...

sasa brought them in to school today they are the lushest things eva!!! especialy since Sasa made she is a great cook you have got to try these they are sooooooo nice but just make sure you dont...

This is a good recipe. I enjoy adding my grandmother's secret ingredient: one ripe, mashed banana! It's still cake like but with a new twist. We love it this way.

These cookies are very yummy and very easy to make. I substituted chocolate chips for raisins ( I used 6 TBS of plain water to sub the raisin water) and they turned out amazing!! I will definat...

Wonderful cookies and you are right no one does it like grandma Thanxz for the cookies.