Thursday, October 15, 2009

Mom's Old-Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies

36 cookies * 375 degree Oven

1 cup flour
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1 cup rolled oats (not instant)
1 egg
1/2 cup raisins
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup heavy cream
1/4 Teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ginger

  1. Combine flour, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, oats, ginger, brown sugar, and raisins together in a bowl. Mix with your fingers, breaking up any lumps of sugar.
  2. Using a spoon, stir in egg, vegetable oil, and cream. The batter will be hard to stir. but keep going unil it is brown and gooey.
  3. Drop batter by teaspoon onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes.


  1. Great Blog and wonderful recipies..I am going to try the oatmeal recipie and peanut butter ...yummy they look great!Continued success!

  2. These oatmeal cookies sould scrumptious! Even I (the non cook) may get brave enough to try making some!