Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Spiced Oatmeal Raisin Cookies have a delicious bite of spice layered over comforting oats and raisins. Perfect for fall or cookie swaps! | cookie recipes | fall recipes |


Spiced Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Vanilla Icing


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Whisk or sift together dry ingredients, flour through cardamom (if using); set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, cream together butter and sugars until mixture is fluffy and the color lightens.
  4. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Stir in vanilla.
  5. Mix together wet and dry ingredients with oats and raisins, just until no flour is visible.
  6. Drop in 2-tablespoon balls onto cookie sheets. Bake 10-13 minutes, or until tops are golden but the cracks are still moist.
  7. Allow to cool for 2 minutes on cookie sheet before moving to wire rack.
  8. Whisk all icing ingredients together. Use a piping bag or zipper storage bag with a corner cut off to drizzle over the cookies.