Thin, Chewy Oatmeal
Cuisine: American
Author: Cookie Madness
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 12 mins
Total time: 22 mins
Thin and Chewy Oatmeal Cookies Adapted from Ann Hodgman
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temp
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, light
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 scant teaspoon salt (AH uses 1/4 tsp)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cups Old Fashioned oats or quick cooking if necessary
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Cream butter and both sugars with an electric mixer; beat in vanilla and eggs.
  3. Stir together flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg in a separate bowl. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and stir until blended. Stir in the oats, followed by the raisins.
  4. Using wet hands, shape the dough into equal (1 inch) rounds. Bake for 10-12 minutes (mine took 14) or until cookies are brown around the edges.
  5. Let sit on cookie sheet for a few minutes, then transfer to wire racks to Cool
  6. Makes 2 dozen
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