They’re chewy, they’re moist, and they’ve been compared crack. And now you can bake these delicious treats in your very own home:
- 1 c (2 sticks) unsalted butter
- 1 c firmly packed brown sugar
- 1/2 c granulated sugar
- 1 egg + 1 egg yolk
- 2 tbsp milk
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 1/2 c bread flour (yes, BREAD flour. this is important.)
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp cinnamon (I use Penzey’s Vietnamese cassia, very strong stuff.)
- 1/2 tsp table salt
- 3 c oatmeal, uncooked
- 2 c raisins
Melt the butter in a saucepan over low heat. Beat together butter and sugars in stand mixer with flat blade. Add egg, egg yolk, milk and vanilla; beat well. In separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Add flour mixture slowly to batter; mix well. Stir in oats and raisins; mix well. Using ice cream scoop, drop batter onto cookie sheets lined with parchment paper. Chill in refrigerator for at least an hour. Bake 14-17 minutes in a 350°F oven. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack. Makes 24 cookies.
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Replace the raisins with dried cranberries for a more holiday festive version.