Oatmeal Raisin Cookies: Classic and easy!

My mom and my grandmother’s favorite cookie, by far, is the Raisin Oatmeal cookie. Chewy from the oats, spicy and sensuous from the cinnamon, and sweet, but only in that natural, “I’m eating fruit,” way from the raisins, oatmeal raisin cookies are delicious only when all the components come together in a balanced fashion. For this cookie adventure, I used a “tried and true” recipe from Allrecipes.com. In spite of some negative reviews (people claimed the cookies got very thin and the raisins burned, or that the cookies hardened into inedible disks), I found that these cookies came out practically picture perfect. I did make minor modifications, but none of the original recipe’s proportions need to be altered.

Needless to say, these cookies were a hit and I will certainly make them again! Read more of this post